Posts by Alex Mulchrone
As the Liberal Democrats gather in Brighton for their annual conference this week, people are asking: what’s the point? The third force in British politics appears to have been reduced to a group of angry bystanders. After losing 49 of their 57 MPs at the 2015 General Election, Brexit should have been a turning point […]
Our Consultant Alexander Mulchrone runs us through the ramifications from this week’s big Brexit summit amongst Cabinet Ministers.
Interel hosted a Brexit Breakfast with Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade on 18 January 2018. Barry offered his insight on Brexit negotiations and the future of international trade. Here are the top 10 things you need to know. Labour will vote against the EU Withdrawal Bill until it meets 6 […]
Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution argued that the power of patronage was the Prime Minister’s most useful tool. Through hiring and firing, Cabinet reshuffles are an important way for Prime Ministers to shake-up their top team, clear out the stables and stamp their authority over misbehaving Ministers. Clearly, Theresa May has skipped reading her […]
This morning, Interel hosted a Budget briefing with the Chair of the Treasury Select Committee, Nicky Morgan MP, and George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times. The speakers joined Interel’s network of business leaders, to discuss what the Budget will mean for the economy, politics and Brexit. Here are the top ten takeaways from […]
Philip Hammond has this afternoon delivered his annual Budget. As well as an update on the Government’s accounts, the Chancellor announced a range of spending commitments designed to reinvigorate the economy and revive his party’s – and his own – political fortunes. This was always going to be a testing afternoon for Fiscal Phil. Play […]