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British politics needs an injection of sentiment

An attempt to rekindle the Dubs amendment was narrowly defeated in the Commons, as the Conservatives who intended to vote in favour were whipped back into line. The amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill, tabled by Conservative MP Heidi Allen, would have obliged local councils to reveal how many child refugees they had […]

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Labour’s victory in Stoke is no cause for left-wing optimism

At the Stoke by-election last week, Labour MP Gareth Snell gained a close victory over his main opponent, UKIP’s leader, Paul Nuttall. 69.4 per cent of Stoke voters voted Leave in the 2016 EU referendum. However, this was not enough for UKIP to consolidate their power, despite being the party with Brexit at their very […]