Appeasement Over Ideology, Growth Over Savings, A Change in Direction: Hammond’s second budget │ Luke Caldecott

Cast your mind back to Philip Hammond’s first budget back in March; opinion polls strongly in his favour, however with only a wafer-thin majority and no manifesto to back up the new party leadership, he remained constrained by prior commitments from the deceased Cameron-Osborne regime. Back then, no individual in the United Kingdom could’ve possibly […]

National insurance row aside, Hammond’s Budget is a death sentence for Labour | Will Saunders

On 13th August 1964, Peter Anthony Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans were hanged for the murder of John Alan West, at Walton Prison in Liverpool, and Manchester’s infamous Strangeways, respectively. History buffs will be all too aware that these two executions were the last carried out in the UK, before capital punishment was suspended the […]