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A KHAN-DO ATTITUDE?
For a Mayor who has frequently appeared reluctant to expose himself to controversy, the past week’s events are a reminder that, when push comes to shove, Sadiq is well capable of standing firm. But that’s not to say that this latent resolve will definitely pay off.
We may all be increasingly distracted by the political manoeuvres, mishaps and misanthropy we are subjected to on a daily basis as the General Election approaches – the manifestos are being launched, one-by-one, this week - but the world beyond Westminster continues to turn.
YOU'RE JOKING...NOT ANOTHER ONE!
Following another rollercoaster week in Parliament – and crucially, the EU’s approval of a Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 – the Government and Opposition have agreed to hold a General Election on 12 December 2019. Results will, perhaps appropriately, be known on Friday the 13th…
HERE WE GO AGAIN
It's been a truly mad week in politics, with the Supreme Court striking down the prorogation of parliament as ‘null and void’, even as Conference season is still in full swing. Parliament is back in session as of today, with unpredictable consequences for the Government, the Brexit process and Tory party conference.