Nigel Farage. No prizes for guessing what his desert island luxuries might be. Image: Getty

Nigel Farage is trying to modernise Ukip

5 June 2014 13:57

Get Nigel Farage talking about Ukip and its political strategy, and you’ll soon notice how he uses the phrase ‘New Ukip’ to describe the party’s more targeted approach. It is… Continue reading

Landfill Sites In The South Are In Danger Of Running Out Of Space

Tory modernisers make hard-headed pitch for greenery

3 February 2014 13:04

The 2020 group of modernising, mostly 2010-intake, Conservatives is trying to muscle in on their party’s manifesto-writing process by producing an impressive number of reports that they hope the Tory… Continue reading

Payday Loan Companies Face Tougher Regulations

Crap and courage of convictions: the political problem with Osborne’s payday loan plan

26 November 2013 15:21

There is still a great deal of heat and rather a little less light over George Osborne’s decision to ‘step in where government needs to step in’ and cap the… Continue reading