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


Friday, 13 April 2018

The incompetence and insensitivity of the Home Office is a national disgrace

The terrible consequences of bad government policy on individuals is never more apparent than in the actions of the Home..

By Ben Kelly


Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Israeli Labor cutting ties with Corbyn shows how bad the situation has become

Poor Jeremy Corbyn. After a long period of political wins where he has been able to bask in the adulation..

By Ben Kelly


Monday, 9 April 2018

I feel no sympathy for the burglar killed by a pensioner - here's why

The case of Richard Osborn-Brooks, the 78-year-old who got into a struggle with 37-year-old Henry Vincent which resulted in the..

By Ben Kelly


Friday, 6 April 2018

This tax on sugar is a waste of time

Once upon a time we were told by public health campaigners and, subsequently, nannying governments that fat was the root..

By Ben Kelly