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The Conservative Party have been in power in the UK for over a decade. Their first election triumph, after many years in opposition at the hands of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown’s New Labour, was secured following the economic catastrophe…

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…