Robert Walsh

What are filibusters, and why they could soon be banned under new parliamentary rules.

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines a ‘filibuster’ as: The use of extreme dilatory tactics in an attempt to delay or prevent action especially in a legislative assembly. The filibuster is nothing...

A tragedy of errors: National Audit Office slams DWP performance

It seemed that little else could go wrong for Tory welfare reform. Reams of negative headlines, bad publicity, IDS seemingly as hapless and callous as ever regarding the effects...

The Bitterites are willing to unite. But only with themselves.

If, as I did, you watched the rise of New Labour, the side-lining of Old Labour, and now the tables being turned, you may feel a certain vindication in...

The life and crimes of Iain Duncan Smith. The ‘quiet man’ should have kept a little quieter.

Dear Mr Duncan Smith, As a disabled person, a welfare claimant, a taxpayer and a voter, I’ve followed your career trajectory with some interest. Given your fondness for regarding people...
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Labour Leadership Election 2020 Candidate Profile: Rebecca Long-Bailey

The deadline for Labour MPs to secure enough nominations for the impending leadership election has long now passed, and after Jess Phillips pulled out...

Children of immigrants are now better at English than native English-speaking kids, new GCSE figures show

Incredible new government GCSE figures have revealed that the children of immigrants who do not speak English as their first language are now officially...
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