The British party paradox

The House of Commons closed because of flooding sewage pipes is too good a metaphor to miss, really.

Britain is not short of crises right now. The post-referendum period has been filled with a series of political, constitutional and economic crises, feeding off each other, multiplying and becoming more complicated as ever possible solution only seems to lead to further crisis.

Somewhere within this Gordian morass of problems, there’s a major problem with our political parties. In fact, there are two problems with…



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