Author Archives: Minty4291

A New Beginning

I am very fortunate to have worked for two excellent politicians, Pat Glass and Jude Kirton-Darling. I worked as Pat’s Senior Case Officer and Press Officer between 2010 and 2017 and for Jude as Policy and Engagements Officer from October … Continue reading

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Labour’s Runners and Riders

As new MPs settle into Westminster life, the battle for the Labour Party leadership will dominate the headlines during the first quarter of 2020. The runners and riders are beginning to emerge, with the broad party arguing and debating both … Continue reading

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Why It’s Time For PR

Proportional Representation (PR) is the electoral system in which parties gain seats in direct proportion to the number of votes they receive. Perhaps beleaguered by the endless political discourse and the voracity of anti-political sentiment that dominates conversations, the media … Continue reading

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Facts Matter Less Than Opinion

Politicians are always challenged about their integrity. In the live TV debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson, one of whom will be our next Prime Minister, whether they can be trusted by the country was a key question. Worryingly … Continue reading

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What Wealth Really Means

When a sportsman hits the age of 30 journalists begin to ask about their plans for retirement. Tennis star Roger Federer has had interviews peppered with similar questions for nearly 10 years now. Multiple Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton … Continue reading

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Brexit is the Sickness, Not The Cure

Is anyone else completely sick and tired of Brexit? I know I am. Even the word itself didn’t exist until 2016 and perhaps the biggest mistake was the failure of the person who coined the phrase not to protect it. … Continue reading

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