Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Jezfest farce shows that arrogant Corbynistas believed their own hype

The shambles of Labour Live continues to amuse. “Jezfest” must have seemed like a great idea in the heady days..

By Ben Kelly


Thursday, 7 June 2018

Is Corbyn softening his Brexit stance?

The political pundits were divided yesterday. Is Jeremy Corbyn is taking his remainer supporters for a ride again, or is..

By Ben Kelly


Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Lay off Oxford and fix the state education system

There has been another round of Oxford bashing today in Britain. David Lammy MP fired the starting pistol and then..

By Ben Kelly


Thursday, 17 May 2018

We've still got a long way to go when it comes to understanding mental health

It’s mental health awareness week. It’s so important that we continue to develop our understanding of mental health. We’ve certainly..

By Ben Kelly


Thursday, 10 May 2018

Arch Brexiteers are letting euroscepticism down

Post-Maastricht Euroscepticism Many on the Leave side, like me, find European economic integration acceptable, but oppose political union. This notion..

By Ben Kelly


Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Labour is getting away with ignorance and dishonesty in the customs union debate

This morning on BBC Radio 4 Today the Shadow Brexit Minister Paul Blomfield MP set out once again the Labour..

By Ben Kelly


Friday, 27 April 2018

Time to read last rites for the Labour Party

After finishing ‘Ten Years in the Death of the Labour Party’ I followed my usual routine on finishing a book..

By Ben Kelly


Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Give EU citizens British citizenship now to avoid another Windrush disaster

During the EU referendum, Brexit campaigners offered numerous reassurances about the rights of EU citizens. These assurances haven’t aged well,..

By Ben Kelly


Monday, 16 April 2018

May's U-turn on the Windrush Generation is too little, too late

The backlash against the mistreatment of Windrush children is growing. The furore has registered with the government, but the response..

By Ben Kelly