One of the biggest questions still looming after the election is the balance of power for EVEL or English Votes for English Laws. The controversial voting policy which was used for the first time last year has had its fair share of critics and with Theresa May’s Conservatives having failed to achieve a majority in […]
The Conservative Party candidate for Sheffield Heeley has said that it is a “treat” to be able to fight against a socialist Labour Party in tomorrow’s election. Gordon Gregory told South Yorkshire Briefing: “I am ideologically and fundamentally against socialism on principle.” Gregory, a 35-year-old bowel surgeon, is hoping to defeat Labour’s Louise Haigh on […]
Today’s Politics in the Pub covers the Conservative manifesto launch, potential trouble for the Greens in Sheffield, and a third party launching something in London. With Harry Taylor, Dan Barker, Sam Volpe and Hugh Dickinson.
It’s now less than a month until what Twitter is calling #GE2017 and the battle lines have started to become clear. The Conservatives have billed this as an effective second referendum on Brexit and the Lib Dems have duly followed the narrative, declaring themselves the chief opponents to the hard Brexit that Theresa May wants. […]