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Reflections on another disappointment of an Autumn Statement

Another Autumn Statement, another disappointment. This week Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled the contents of the annual financial plan to very little fanfare. In a week that saw former PM David…

Is this the end for Matilda Djerf?

When you hear the name Matilda Djerf, a whole host of things spring to mind: her dreamy 90s-style blowout and trademark curtain bangs, her adorable puppy, her pared-back classy Scandinavian…

The Short Rant: The Clapham Epidemic

Are you a yuppie that’s recently graduated from a Russell Group university? Are you obsessed with sub-par nightlife, natural wine and training for marathons? Do you want to live in…

The Short Rant: The Podcast Problem

I am the first person to admit that I don’t like podcasts. Allow me to explain myself. For some reason, we live in a world where podcasts have become a…

What’s not to love about the fringe? Quite a lot, actually.

Now that the Fringe is well and truly behind us, a mere gleam in Edinburgh’s rear-view mirror, I feel comfortable enough to make a confession that has earned me bewildered…

Hunt’s new budget: is it all just smoke and mirrors?

On the 15th of March the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, announced the spring budget for the upcoming financial year. Although there were some surprisingly generous elements, overall Hunt’s…

Warm banks: the cold heart of the energy crisis

Reading the news in recent weeks has felt for many to be more like reading daily updates on a children’s playgroup than reporting on the political elite. However, whilst this…

Starmer takes the stage – and this time he owns it

For too long, many Labour supporters have felt unsatisfied with Keir Starmer’s leadership. He has had a tough run, having come to the post during the pandemic, when politics had…