Theresa May

Be a Voice: What Brexit Shows About Democracy

Be a Voice: What Brexit Shows About Democracy

“Over the last two years, British politics has found itself in a dishonourable state of hypocrisy: the people who wagged their finger at David Cameron for resigning after the referendum are the same people who would have pushed for his resignation, had he not done so himself. Had the remain campaign won the Brexit referendum in 2016, they would be hailing democracy as a righteous and fair phenomenon- instead of insisting on a second referendum, hoping to get a different ‘democratic’ result.”

Be a Voice: What's Next for Theresa May and Brexit?

Be a Voice: What's Next for Theresa May and Brexit?

“It isn’t perfect – that’s absolutely for sure. But dragging government down wildly separate paths hasn’t borne fruit and will continue to fail us. Common Market 2.0, as dubbed by Halfon and Powell in their joint pamphlet announcing support for the policy – is the only path which has the potential to command a parliamentary majority.”

Be A Voice: Theresa May’s best Brexit option is to negotiate a UK-EU customs union

Be A Voice: Theresa May’s best Brexit option is to negotiate a UK-EU customs union

“The EU are not budging, and a no-deal Brexit would harm the economic and political stability of the British Isles. The creation of a UK-EU customs area carves a sensible middle path for the prime minister.” Richard makes the case for a UK-EU customs union.

Be A Voice: The Blair Legacy - A Centre-Right Perspective

Be A Voice: The Blair Legacy - A Centre-Right Perspective

"In the same way that Thatcher once described her proudest achievement as New Labour, the best thing I can say about Blair is that the moderate stances of today’s Conservative Party owe a fair bit to him." Matthew Waterfield analyses Tony Blair's legacy. 

Be A Voice: What Battersea Power Station says about the Housing Crisis

Be A Voice: What Battersea Power Station says about the Housing Crisis

"Innovation should be pursued, but for the housing crisis to be solved, a rethink of current trends is essential. If Theresa May really is going to push through a revolution in planning rules and housebuilding, as she set out this week in a major speech, then looking to the past might just be the answer."

Be A Voice: Labour must address national identity if it is to win England

Be A Voice: Labour must address national identity if it is to win England

"With Theresa May’s Conservative government in disarray, Jeremy Corbyn’s claim that the Labour Party are a government in waiting may not seem so far from the truth." So why is Labour still behind in the polls, and what does it have to do with identity? 

Be A Voice: “Taking Back Control” of Parliamentary Sovereignty

Be A Voice: “Taking Back Control” of Parliamentary Sovereignty

"Exactly why there is such controversy over the sovereignty of Parliament raises a number of worrying questions for our democracy, particularly in light of the list of parliamentarians who voted against Amendment 7." Read more about the Government's defeat on the amendment, and what this says about the future of parliamentary sovereignty here.