Autumn Budget 2021 – the new era of Johnsonian politics

An intensely political budget This Budget had many seminal moments worth mentioning. First amongst them is the signal it sent about the change in the Conservative party. Of course, it was intensely political, stealing economic and social policies from its main opposition. Agreeing with many government policies has left the opposition with little room to …

Deal or no deal?

We need to talk about Brexit. July should have seen a Brexit deal ratified at the European Meeting of ministers. That did not happen. And, to state the obvious, at the time of writing, an agreement has not been made. And, with PM Johnson publicly saying that no deal would be a ‘good outcome’, the …