Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Prevent is working, but much more is needed to fight terrorism

Every six months to so, Prevent, the Government’s controversial anti-extremism programme, hits the headlines. This time around it has surfaced..

By Olivia Utley


Thursday, 3 August 2017

Why MPs should be allowed to keep it in the family

The news that 122 of the UK’s 650 MPs still employ family members has been greeted, predictably, with righteous fury...

By Olivia Utley


Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Our broken student loan system has to be fixed

What’s gone wrong with student loans? Something sure has. In 2012, when the Government raised the maximum universities in England..

By Olivia Utley


Thursday, 27 July 2017

Momentum’s propaganda video: Everything that’s wrong with social media politics

It used to be possible to argue that people were overplaying the concern that social media is fundamentally changing political..

By Olivia Utley


Monday, 3 July 2017

London’s housing crisis and how to stop the young leaving

‎You graduate from university with a first class degree and land your dream job in a creative industry or media...

By Olivia Utley


Monday, 5 June 2017

Whatever happened to the Tory ladder of opportunity for the young?

Why is Theresa May so deeply unpopular among the young? The answer usually trotted out goes something like this: half..

By Olivia Utley


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Could "metroism" heal our divided Britain?

Eleven months ago, people who had never voted before were heatedly debating the importance of sovereignty and our membership of the..

By Olivia Utley


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

The Tories’ awkward London problem

Here’s an interesting idea: if 1270 ordinary people living in the six most marginal Tory seats in the country had..

By Olivia Utley


Thursday, 27 April 2017

Five reasons why local personalities matter more than ever this election

In the last ever PMQs of this parliament, the prime minister made it crystal clear that she wants this election to..

By Olivia Utley