Total 109 Posts
The Morrison government has been resoundingly defeated, with Labor headed for office. All the facts and figures on the 2022 election.
Millions of people experiencing food poverty turn to food banks, and the number is growing. It is clear that food banks are accessed because people are in dire need due to the declining safety of the welfare system, not because of their lack of skills.
For all the bluster, Johnson and the Brexiters still have no realistic answer to the ‘Northern Ireland border’ question.15 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s Brexit analysis looking backwards and forwards from the Northern Ireland elections, and why Boris Johnson and the Brexiters can’t supply the realism needed.
Even taking into account people who have had COVID but didn’t know it, there’s still likely to be a group of people who have never been infected.
Sweden and Finland’s plans to join Nato are a symbol of a major shake-up of the European security order.
How will asylum seekers relocated from the UK be accommodated in Rwanda, beyond temporary plans to convert a former hostel into a detention centre, and what will happen to those who are not granted asylum? Whatever. For the UK, the UK-Rwanda deal represents yet another business interest in Africa.
Boris Johnson should be very worried about what 2022 local council results mean for the next general election.4 min read
There is a strong correlation between local election results and general election results two years later. If that pattern holds, Johnson’s parliamentary majority is at risk. The Conservatives could lose up to 122 seats in the next general election.