A zeal for cuts

The coalition government has been accused of being ideologically obsessed with shrinking the size of the state, at whatever the social costs. Whilst they maintain that the current and future cuts are unavoidable; there is no alternative, they say. Who is right?...

The Dawn of a New Politics?

With the coalition government nearly a week old, the question many people are asking is if this is the start of a new politics. A full coalition between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats took most commentators by surprise, including myself. The key to the...

A new kind of politics

With the general election result now in, this is the start of a new kind of politics. One which is less adversarial and more cooperative. The two main parties’ are losing their grip on the political landscape of Great Britain. It is highly likely that at future...