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The legalities of British military action in Syria may be as controversial as the moralities of doing so. A choice with so much at stake has landed on the shoulders of another prime minister. This time the question relates to…

The current mismatch between UK and EU data protection rules could be a problem in the Brexit negotiations. Later this year, the UK will attempt to agree a future trade relationship with the EU, as we move to the second…

The Brexit negotiations are proving tough. As they continue to do so, the prospect of a ‘no deal’ situation seems increasingly likely. Although some view such a scenario as a disaster for Britain, this may not necessarily be the case.…

In his famous manual for effective political leadership, The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli suggests that the best way to keep your people from uniting against you is to keep them content but also fearful. At the Conservative Party Conference last week, it…

Many continue to debate the revelations of June’s election. But one insight which would be hard to argue against is that the election showed an electorate divided by age as much as anything else. Data from YouGov shows that those under 50…

Those who may be positioning themselves as the next Tory leader may be waiting a little while longer The political dynamics of Brexit dominate the headlines. The events of last weekend were no exception. Boris Johnson’s recent article in The Daily Telegraph reveals…