The political scene has changed

Posted Posted in Boris, Borisology, Brexit, Conservatives, Policy, Uncategorized

THE POLITICAL SCENE HAS CHANGED The Political Earthquake on December 12th has reshaped the Westminster landscape for at least a decade. Yet so many political commentators are struggling to understand the new rules of the game. Why did Labour suffer a historic defeat? Why did the smaller parties fail to capitalise on the Remain vote to […]

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Barndoor Strategy bring in former Davis aide ahead of Brexit

Posted Posted in Brexit, Conservatives, EU, Financial Services, Maritime, Policy, Ports

Barndoor Strategy, the public affairs and strategy consultancy fronted by former MRM Director and Financial Conduct Authority Senior Associate Havard Hughes and ex-Deputy Mayor of London Roger Evans have announced that David Spencer, a former aide to David Davis and experienced public affairs consultant, is joining the business as their new Managing Director. Spencer, who […]

Labour leadership in the time of Brexit

Posted Posted in Brexit, Corbyn, EU, Labour, Policy, Referendum, Remain

Jeremy Corbyn will face some of his toughest internal challenges yet at this year’s Labour conference; despite his currently unassailable position as Party Leader. While Corbyn has weathered votes of no confidence, a leadership challenge and constant backroom briefing from his detractors since taking the helm three years ago, the challenges he faces this year […]

Chess, Not Chequers (No Blushing, Please)

Posted Posted in Brexit, Commission, EU, Policy, Ports

The controversial Chequers Agreement put forward by the British Government has its detractors. That, perhaps, is putting it mildly given the number of resignations it triggered, But if Eurosceptics hate it that much, why is the EU talking about rejecting Mrs May’s big compromise? Afterall, much to the chagrin of Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Government has […]

What Happens After Trump?

Posted Posted in Policy, US

There have been a great number of words, some may say too many, written about Donald J. Trump over the last three years. Well, here are some more. From his shock entry in the Republican Primary race, through his stunning victory in November 2016, to pulling out of multiple international agreements that sought to reduce […]