Field Reports

News and views from the Field team

News

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    The Rail Strategy: A Political Analysis

    Over the last 12 months, most of the political running on rail policy has been made by the Labour...

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    McDonnell’s Media Muddle

    A few hiccups aside, Philip Hammond’s Budget has not unravelled at the pace Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn might have...

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    Short Term Phil Good, Long Term Feel Bad?

      The Chancellor, nicknamed ‘Spreadsheet Phil’ for his dry nature, oversaw a Budget that managed to be just about...

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    Growth Unfulphilled

    Since June’s General Election changed the political game, the Government has been running to stand still. Putting Brexit aside, on...

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    May’s Mutineers

    If the domestic political fortunes of the Chancellor and the Conservative Party are far from certain, then this week’s...

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    Will Spreadsheet Phil Excel?

    The Budget is one of the biggest milestones in any political calendar. In a world where “events, dear boy”...

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    Love to Gove You Baby

    While sex scandals, loose talk and undeclared working holidays are ruining many who sit round the Cabinet table, one...

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    Fawlty Tories

    Another week, another Cabinet resignation coming just seven days after the previous. No sex scandal this time, but a...

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    PM & Pest Control

    After weeks of mumbled rumours and whispered gossip, this was the week when “Pestminster” (every scandal needs a name)...

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    Cronus And His Boss Step Out Of The Shadows

    After the shock resignation of Sir Michael Fallon, Theresa May has dodged a full reshuffle by appointing former Chief...

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    A Time of Rising Interest

    Go back to previous generations, and a change in Bank of England base rates was universally viewed as one...

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    Treasury Troubles

    With relations among the Cabinet already a little…. *ahem* … strained, the upcoming budget will do absolutely nothing to calm the...

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    What We Need From Vince

    The following is an opinion piece by Field Consulting’s Jon Andrew, who is a Lib Dem member. The piece...

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    Corbyn Culls His Cabinet

    A brilliant observation made by Vince Cable during Gordon Brown’s premiership was that the Prime Minister seemed to have...

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    The Tories Limp On

    This week, betting agencies finally paid out on pre-election bets over who would form the next Government after the...

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