Anna Soubry

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Bercow, Brexit, conspiracy and coup: the inescapable feeling of betrayal

The most difficult controversies are those in which both sides have a point. Two well known historic examples come to mind. The English Civil War was contended on multiple controversies, but a significant dividing line lay between those concerned to…
Alan Day Prodigal Tory Party membership

The Parable of the Prodigal Tory

There was a political party whose membership included a man and a woman. One day the man said to his party, "You know, I'm increasingly irritated by the political drift,…
Paul Bayes Twitter Brexit ideology

Deal or no deal? EU theology and Brexit ideology

"The EU's four freedoms are indivisible," tweeted Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder (Mission: 'Fighting Human #Trafficking. Protecting the Environment and stopping #Brexit'). So the free movement of goods, services, capital…