Category: Politics

  • Unveiling the layers in the Covid-19 inquiry

    Unveiling the layers in the Covid-19 inquiry

    In the wake of the Covid-19 global health crisis in 2020-22 that reshaped our world, the United Kingdom has embarked on an ambitious and crucial endeavour: the Covid-19 public inquiry. Announced in May 2021 by then Prime Minister Boris Johnson, this independent public inquiry delves into the UK government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming…

  • Tony Blair’s Vision for Election Success

    Tony Blair’s Vision for Election Success

    I first voted for Labour in 1997 when Tony Blair stood as the leader of New Labour, the moniker of a rebranded Labour Party that stormed the general election that year to win the biggest majority in the House of Commons (179) in the Party’s history. It was far from a perfect project, but New…

  • Jingle and Mingle should be the Tories’ epitaph

    Jingle and Mingle should be the Tories’ epitaph

    The recent chaos in the political landscape in the UK reached an apogee of sorts this week with a vote in the House of Commons in which members approved the censure of former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his literal ex-communication from the seat of power. Last week Johnson resigned as a member of Parliament…

  • By design or not, Liz Truss sets the scene for why time is up for the Tories

    By design or not, Liz Truss sets the scene for why time is up for the Tories

    Publishing a 4,000-word essay in The Sunday Telegraph is a logical step to take for Liz Truss in her first public outing to set out her case for why and how her term as UK Prime Minister abruptly ended last October after just 49 days when she resigned her office. She was the shortest-serving prime…

  • The end of days

    The end of days

    The front page of the i newspaper succinctly portrays the political landscape in the UK this morning. It’s almost beyond reasonable belief that this country has arrived at such a state of chaos with not only a government in utter disarry and the economy in tatters but also the political party it represents being one…