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Over the coming months, Backbench will be partnering with Torrin Wilkins, Director of Centre Think Tank for a series of comment pieces. In his column, Torrin will explore prominent policy issues – some of them related to the latest news…

Other than party members and journalists, not many people are particularly interested in the inner workings of political parties. Some Conservatives may like to assume that Labour are dominated by students calling for revolution from relatively affluent university constituencies, whilst…

The UK has recently received warnings from various industries of potential shortages in the coming months. As reported by the Bank of England, there have already been shortages in “furniture, car parts and electrical goods”. Supermarkets have also signaled that there…

At the start of the month, the Taliban held no major cities in Afghanistan. Less than three weeks later, they have full reign of the country and are preparing to form a government. This comes after the American backed Administration…

Dominic Cummings’ interview with Laura Kuenssberg made headlines recently, as Boris Johnson’s former aide spoke about several incidents damaging to the government, including the Prime Minister’s resistance to a second lockdown and his insistence to carry on meeting the Queen…