Being a ‘Lame duck’ leader doesn’t have to be lame

Yesterday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, won a vote of confidence held among her parliamentary colleagues with 200-117 tally. While the 117 figure looks rather high (because it is), I’m surprised it wasn’t higher given the unfortunate election campaign… Continue Reading

What do Politics and Football have in common?

You know your days are numbered the moment fans start chanting your name! Theresa May, the British Prime Minister is now going through the mill that many leaders, especially those in high profile public spaces go through. Just over a… Continue Reading

Conservatives’ working class support overtake Labour’s: New poll show

During the 2015 General Election, I was asked by a CCHQ press officer to write an article for a popular newspaper which targets the African and Caribbean community. It was an invitation to encourage ethnic minority voters to back the… Continue Reading

I am concerned about the current proposals to expand the provision of grammar schools in England and am somewhat unconvinced as to how this huge change in education policy will help address the pressing challenges facing our country. Unless, I… Continue Reading

What to do about falling Stop and Search figures?

There are times when experts drive you mad. One such was due to the conclusion drawn by Simon Marcus from a report showing that knife crimes had increased by 16% during same period that police Stop and Search figures have… Continue Reading

When women rule the world

One of the things that struck me by some of the recent EU referendum debates (not the actual election ) was the high testosterone, highly male dominated look, feel and tone of the discourse. I then had a moment thinking… Continue Reading