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Wavering voters dent Labour lead as new poll shows Starmer out of step with his supporters on Brexit red lines
A landmark new report into undecided voters suggests that despite the Labour Party’s consistent 20 point lead in the polls, it would only deliver them a parliamentary majority of fewer than 30 seats.
CER Report: Reduce trade barriers with EU to give business boost
Brexit has cost the UK a staggering £33bn in lost trade and investment, according to new research by the Centre for European Reform (CEF) which found that the economic damage is even...
Ho Ho No: Brexit means smaller markets this Christmas
New statistics reveal that the number of traders at Christmas Markets across the UK has decreased since the UK left the EU.
Hunt’s financial reforms are regulatory ‘race to the bottom’
On Friday morning in Edinburgh, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a series of sweeping reforms to financial regulations.
Brown Report: Starmer risks "fixing roof while foundations rot"
Keir Starmer is today coming under pressure after Labour's long awaited report into constitutional reform contained no recommendations on electoral reform for national elections.
Entire government in breach of ministerial code after failure to appoint ethics adviser
The whole government is now in breach of the Ministerial code after the Prime Minister failed to appoint an independent ethics adviser within six months of the post becoming vacant.
Best for Britain launches search for PM's next ethics adviser
Better democracy campaign group Best for Britain has launched a new recruitment drive in an effort to find a new ethics adviser for the Prime Minister.
Starmer CBI speech: Labour Leader must make the positive case for immigration
“With the Government’s Brexit position now containing more holes than a Swiss cheese, Starmer’s inability to make the positive case for immigration is a lost opportunity.
Government’s fiscal plan unleashes new age of austerity
Today, the Chancellor unveiled the Treasury’s medium-term fiscal plan, confirming public spending cuts and higher taxes.
New figures reveal fragility of Labour poll lead
New analysis of undecided voters shows the vast bulk of undecided voters cannot be won as easily by Labour as the Conservatives and are more likely to vote Tory at the next election.
Eustice should apologise for misleading UK over “not very good” Australia trade deal
The former Farming Minister, George Eustice has admitted that the post-Brexit trade deal which his government signed with Australia last year is "actually not very good for the UK"
Channel deal does not deliver safe routes for asylum seekers
This morning in Paris, the Home Secretary announced the signing of an agreement with her French opposite number aimed at reducing dangerous Channel crossings and directing asylum seekers toward legal routes to the UK
Sunak’s ‘fingerprints all over’ almost £70bn of egregious waste
An estimated £69,222,884,250 of public money has been wastefully spent or dubiously allocated by the government since 2019 with the new Prime Minister having been in charge of the UK’s...
A ‘crisis of opportunity’: Students at risk of being priced out of university
New analysis suggests that university students receiving maximum maintenance funding have seen a real terms cut to funding over the last four years despite surging living costs and greater limits...
New polling: 57% would vote to rejoin EU
New polling released this week by Redfield & Wilton Strategies has shown that 57% of voters would opt to rejoin the EU if another referendum were held today, an increase of 3% since August
Rishi Sunak to be the third Prime Minister in two months
Rishi Sunak will be the next Prime Minister after his only rival in the Conservative leadership race, Penny Mordaunt, announced on Monday afternoon that she would stand down.
Liz Truss resigns
Liz Truss announced her resignation today after 45 days in office, making her the shortest serving UK Prime Minister in history.
Chancellor is de-facto PM after monumental U-turn on Trussonomics
Today the Chancellor announced that he would reverse almost all the tax cuts announced by the Government only three weeks ago.
Chancellor sacked amid more mini-budget U-turns
This makes Kwarteng's tenure as Chancellor the shortest of any non-interim Chancellor. This major reshuffle of the Prime Minister's cabinet comes on the back of weeks of market chaos following the announcement of last month's mini-budget.
Blanket asylum ban an unlawful move by a government with no authority
Today the Home Secretary announced that she would pursue a blanket ban on anyone reaching the UK via unofficial routes from seeking asylum.