Posts for UK

Where the Conservatives stand on Brexit

Tuesday, 06th March 2018

To round off a week of big Brexit speeches, Theresa May delivered her vision for the Brexit negotiations. Red lines on the Single Market, Customs Union and Northern Ireland were drawn, despite several nods towards regulatory alignment. See the infographic below for a breakdown of the Conservative Party’s key positions as laid out by May. Read more...

Labour’s Brexit Policy

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

Ahead of the Prime Minister’s big Brexit speech, Jeremy Corbyn has outlined Labour’s position on key policy areas including the Single Market, Customs Union and more. Below we detail the key policy issues on which the Labour leader has now given greater clarity.

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Are Labour on to a winning formula with re-nationalisation?

Monday, 12th February 2018

Over the weekend we heard more about the Labour Party’s plans to bring key services back into the public sector, including the railways and utilities such as the water and energy markets. Speaking at Labour’s "alternative models of ownership" conference, Corbyn and McDonnell ramped up their party’s rhetoric on the issue, saying that a future Labour Government would be part of a global "wave of change" and that the public ownership of the energy companies in particular was needed in order to avoid a “climate catastrophe”. Read more...

The digital world of local politics

Friday, 02nd February 2018

Social media usage in Westminster took on a curious twist this week, with consultants and reporters all having a go on the brand new Matt Hancock app, launched unsurprisingly by the Culture Secretary to help him connect with voters in his constituency. Read more...

Interel UK Christmas Quiz 2017

Thursday, 21st December 2017

With the holidays almost upon us we take a look back at the biggest and smallest moments of this rollercoaster year in UK politics, in this year's Christmas Quiz. Read more...

Insights from our Budget briefing with Nicky Morgan MP

Thursday, 23rd November 2017

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 the discussion: Read more...