Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Horror in Manchester‎

Among the twenty two dead and fifty nine injured are children. Youngsters who had gone out to see an artist – 23..

By Iain Martin


Monday, 22 May 2017

Strong and stable? Weak and wobbly. Team May clobbered by hubris.

If the cap fits… The Tory leader has a announced a u-turn, promising a cap on contributions to social care costs,..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 21 May 2017

Why is Labour under Jeremy Corbyn surging?

This was not supposed to happen. A few weeks ago, the question was how low Labour could go. It looked..

By Iain Martin


Saturday, 20 May 2017

Theresa May seeks to regulate or break up Facebook and Google. Good

On Friday afternoon Twitter went down. I know this because I had favourited a tweet from something called Buzzfeed about..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 18 May 2017

Imagine Britain begging Brussels to get back into the EU

This general election is really interesting. No, wait, don’t go! Come back! I can explain. Of course, journalists and obsessives..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 16 May 2017

John McDonnell is a bad, bad bastard being found out

Ordinarily, I wouldn’t use a swear word when describing a Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, the man who wants to..

By Iain Martin


Monday, 15 May 2017

Reaction event: tickets for Michael Gove and Stewart Wood on Britain beyond Brexit

Tired of the endless election campaign media ding-dong in which politician Y says that politician X is terrible? Zzzzzzzz. Want..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 14 May 2017

Why Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are unravelling so rapidly

There was a time, not that long ago, when all Nicola Sturgeon had to do to win rave reviews south of..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 12 May 2017

A worrying week, pivotal in British history, as the Tories move away from the market

The opening phase of this weird election could not have gone better for Theresa May’s team. Even if the remarkable..

By Iain Martin