Boris Johnson wants to leave by the end of January 2020 and hopes to have a trade deal agreed within a year.
When Stanley Baldwin called an election in December 1923, the outcome was unintended, unexpected and enduring.
The academic research makes it clear that ‘getting Brexit done’ will deeply hurt the UK economy across the board.
The crisis of Conservatism of the early 20th century has some parallels for the party today.
Newspapers and broadcasters have been more likely to focus on issues the Conservatives want people to talk about.
Research from around the world shows that UK leaders are actually better at putting their pledges into action when they win office than voters think.
The British electorate is volatile but one party has to benefit more than the others for that to actually affect the outcome.
Before we declare the end of austerity, it is important to explore what exactly austerity was – and remind ourselves of the terrible toll it has had on many people’s lives.
The Conservative Party’s manifesto presents a modest £2.9 billion spending increase compared to Labour’s £82.9 billion spending programme.
Promises in the Tory manifesto on the NHS fall well short of what is needed.
The Brexit Party’s most baffling decision is to continue to fight key Labour-held seats. But all is not what it seems.
A political economist explains the background to Labour and the Conservatives’ new commitment to spending and borrowing.
The anti-EU party will not contest constituencies the Conservatives won in 2017 in the upcoming general election. But it still hopes to take votes from both of the two biggest parties.
In Labour target constituencies in the North of England, the moratorium applies. But sites in safe Conservative areas in the South East will remain open for business.
In order to win a majority in the upcoming election the Conservative Party is targeting traditional Labour strongholds that voted Leave.
Nearly 60 members of parliament have said they won’t run again in 2019. It’s worth looking closely at who they are and why they are quitting.
Historically, the Canadian government supported Canadian innovation and discovery. This support will be threatened if a Conservative government is voted in.
Division among the opposition parties continues to play into Boris Johnson’s hands.
If he can sell this plan to Brussels, it’s game changing – but that’s a big ‘if’.
Behind the showman, there is a very real strategy.