Field Reports

News and views from the Field team

News

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    Paul is No Nut

    It would be very easy for politicians and commentators to smugly ignore the UKIP leadership election result that was...

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    Between Jam and a Sticky Place

    This week saw the predictable ‘Jam Tomorrow’ headlines following Philip Hammonds first (and last) Autumn Statement, but the ‘Just...

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    The Special Relationship

    There can be few more extraordinary international political moments of recent times than the helpful and surely friendly advice...

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    The Autumn Statement: Just About Managing

    We were told that this Autumn Statement was all about the JAMs – those ‘Just About Managing’ – but...

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    Farage: Britain’s Unofficial Trump Tsar

    Like him or loathe him there’s no denying that Nigel Farage is currently Britain’s most resilient politician. His pilgrimage...

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    Will Autumn Statement Bring JAM Tomorrow

    JAM. No, not the sweet fruity stuff you put on your toast. But on the heels of Ed Miliband’s...

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    We’re all Brexiteers Living in Trumpton Now

    As the world reacts to the election of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States, we think there...

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    Will May Spring Forward with an Election or Slowly Sink with Economic Woes?

    Even before the court judgement yesterday, there were strong arguments for an election next year. Many Tories think a...

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    Brexit Gets It In Court

    Referendum victory in the bag. David Cameron deposed. Brexiteers in charge of key government departments. And once-remainer PM Theresa...

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    May Should Call a General Election Next Spring – Britain’s Economic Position Demands it

    Article by Alex Morton Theresa May is trapped by circumstances Theresa May took office quickly and as a serious...

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    Goodbye Goldsmith

    The Government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow has unsurprisingly resulted in a Richmond Park by-election. With...

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    Airports Campaign Shows the Power (and limits) of PR

    There have been few bigger PR battles in recent years than the Heathrow v Gatwick face-off that came to...

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    Conservatives Hit by Yellow Fever

    Super Thursday it was not, but the two by-elections yesterday show politics is trying to adjust to the new...

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    Heathrow Delays – Dithering or Electioneering?

    One of the many difficult issues in Theresa May’s inbox is airport expansion in the South East. Everyone knows...

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    Spin That Record Again

    Parliament may have returned, but there is crucially one final conference to go – that of the Scottish National...

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