Total 301 Posts
On how Conservative politicians completely fail to grasp the reality of poverty and child poverty in the UK in 2020.
They have stuffed the cabinet with people who start fights every day but there is no positive policy on any of these things and not one of them is able to govern. They are just left with an instinct to fight.
Given the role of the north of England as a key battleground at the general election last year and the current focus on the region as a result of the pandemic, it is hard to see it falling down the political agenda any time soon.
Government under pressure from small group of Conservative MPs to scrap the coronavirus regulations but wins the vote nevertheless.
What happens when you elect someone like Boris Johnson Prime Minister? You get lies, deflection, a willingness to trash conventions and break the laws, broken promises and an undermined devolution settlement. You get a PM who blames everyone else for his own failures.