Author: Hollie Stephens

What Does the Independent Group Mean for British Politics?

The MPs breaking away from their parties in favour of the Independent Group show the cracks in established politics, but do they have the authenticity and drive to drum up widespread support for their independent movement? On Monday morning, the Twitter account for Young Labour tweeted: “Though cowards flinch and …

May’s Brexit Plan B is No Different From Her Plan A

The last two weeks of failed Brexit progress clearly show that the trust in Westminster is too weak to heal our country’s divide. The ‘meaningful vote’ for MPs on the terms of the EU withdrawal agreement was originally scheduled to take place prior to the parliamentary winter recess, but had …

Have the Brexit Blues killed Labour’s Leftist Rebirth under Corbyn?

Prior to the recent Labour Party conference held in Liverpool, Twitter was buzzing with increasing support for a second referendum (dubbed the People’s Vote on Brexit). Prior to the conference, Corbyn was clear that his preferred resolution of the Brexit issues would not be a second referendum, but a fresh …