EU referendum

Does Theresa May really welcome global talent? If so, why destabilise EU nationals?

28 July 2016 14:40

After the Brexit vote, we at Index Ventures had been operating under the assumption that the new government would be…


In defence of EU migrants: a plea to Theresa May

28 July 2016 11:26

During the Brexit debate, there was a wide mainstream consensus that EU nationals living in Britain should not be affected.…


Nicola Sturgeon’s Brexit test is designed to fail

26 July 2016 8:37

Nicola Sturgeon still believes in Scottish independence. I know, who knew? That’s the point of the SNP, a party Ms…

Brexit provides the perfect opportunity to crack the immigration question

25 July 2016 13:00

The British public are clearly dissatisfied with the way our immigration system currently works. One of the main reasons that…

Europol chief rows back on Brexit ‘Project Fear’ warnings

22 July 2016 8:55

Those who acted as the biggest cheerleaders for Project Fear in the run-up to the referendum now have the awkward…

Theresa May faces an impossible test over Scotland and Brexit

15 July 2016 10:42

For some time now, and especially since September 2014, the SNP administration in Edinburgh has been inspired by a single,…

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Makes Her First Statement As The Country's New Leader

Watch: Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Boris – ‘he isn’t the man you want driving you home’

14 July 2016 9:30

Amber Rudd didn’t pull her punches during the referendum campaign when she aimed her fire at Boris Johnson. During a…

David Cameron Holds The First Cabinet Meeting Since The UK Voted To Leave The EU

Theresa May has just shown she really is serious about Brexit

13 July 2016 22:41

‘Brexit means Brexit’ has been Theresa May’s message since she started running for the Tory leadership. But Brexit could mean…

Second EU referendum petition gets debate go-ahead. But what’s the point?

12 July 2016 15:45

Signing a petition calling for a referendum re-run might seem rather futile after the Brexit vote was done and dusted.…

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Mark Carney clashes with Jacob Rees-Mogg over BoE’s Brexit warnings

12 July 2016 13:12

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Mark Carney’s clash at this morning’s Treasury Committee was a masterclass in passive aggressiveness veiled in pleases…

Coffee House Shots: Leadsom drops out – what next for May?

11 July 2016 15:04

Over the course of the past weekend, Andrea Leadsom has come under fire for her comments on having children. Such…


Can Theresa May nurse the Tories back to health?

11 July 2016 13:23

It might prove easier for the Tories’ new leader Theresa May to reunite the party post referendum than expected. First,…

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And then there was one… Theresa May’s team prepare for government

11 July 2016 13:03

Chris Grayling has given this very brief statement on behalf of Theresa May in the past few minutes: ‘Can I…


The martyrdom of St Andrea

11 July 2016 13:01

He may have died in the seventeenth century but in his Mysterie of Rhetoric Unvail’d  of 1657 John Smith showed…


Graham Brady rules out re-opening the Tory leadership contest

11 July 2016 12:47

Following Andrea Leadsom’s announcement that she is bowing out of the leadership race, Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee,…


Andrea Leadsom: Theresa May is ‘ideally placed’ to implement Brexit

11 July 2016 12:15

Andrea Leadsom has withdrawn from the Tory leadership race, saying ‘the best interests of our country are best served by…


Andrea Leadsom drops out of leadership race

11 July 2016 11:55

In what must be the shortest-lived leadership campaign in the history of the Conservative Party, Andrea Leadsom has just announced…

MEPs tell Brits: Auf wiedersehen et bonne chance

11 July 2016 10:31

‘I am deeply concerned. I am usually quite the optimist but this is probably the first time that I have…


New poll finds twice as many young people voted in the EU referendum as previously thought

10 July 2016 10:10

A new poll has indicated that in last month’s referendum, younger voters turned out to vote in twice the numbers…

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Theresa May’s first test: guaranteeing EU citizens the right to stay

7 July 2016 9:11

On Sunday I watched in disbelief as Theresa May was asked about the status of EU citizens already in the…

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Brexit regrets? Yes – I wish I’d voted leave

5 July 2016 15:02

I woke up on 24 June with a sense of impending doom. It was no doubt linked to the fact that…

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The question for Stephen Crabb, can you go toe to toe with Vladimir Putin?

4 July 2016 21:09

The Tory leadership hopefuls all appeared before a packed out 1922 hustings tonight. First up was Michael Gove. His pitch…

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Lawyers are leading the coup against democracy

4 July 2016 18:02

A coup is underway. In Britain, in the 21st century, unelected forces have come together to try to thwart the…


It isn’t just Remain campaigners who are scared about what happens next

4 July 2016 13:52

Anyone who hasn’t been living in a cave for the past week or so will by now be growing increasingly…

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The Brexit test

3 July 2016 16:50

Stephen Crabb made a passionate plea this morning for Tories to stop thinking in terms of Remain and Leave when…