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Jeevan Vipinachandran: Carpe Diem, Mrs May!

Jeevan graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Comparative Politics, specialising in counter-terrorism and political violence. Regular tweets can be found @jeevanvc. The ascension of Theresa May to 10 Downing Street as the country’s second –Conservative– female Prime Minister is an event of considerable pride for Tories. It also presents a series of opportunities to change the United Kingdom for the … Continue reading Jeevan Vipinachandran: Carpe Diem, Mrs May!

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Kishan Chandarana: Reconciliation After the Blue on Blue

Kishan Chandarana is a London-based lawyer working in the financial services industry. A Conservative Party activist since the 2015 General Election, he worked on the London Mayoral campaign and subsequent local council by-election campaigns.  Kishan is a non-executive director of Renaisi, a not for profit enterprise devoted to education and community projects.       Division The weekend before the referendum I had to excuse myself from … Continue reading Kishan Chandarana: Reconciliation After the Blue on Blue

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To Brexit or Not – by Jeevan Vipinachandran

Jeevan graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Comparative Politics, specialising in terrorism and political violence. Regular tweets can be found @jeevanvc. Either way, it will be a key turning point for Great Britain. More than anything, the Prime Minister’s announcement of the EU Referendum earlier this month represents a chance to put an end to a historic rift in the … Continue reading To Brexit or Not – by Jeevan Vipinachandran

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Meera Sonecha: Does Zac Goldsmith pass the Conservative litmus test?

Does Zac Goldsmith pass the Conservative litmus test? by Meera Sonecha When people see the Conservative Party Membership card in my wallet, they can’t help but wonder. Just as my Debenhams, Nectar and Superdrug cards say something about me, this card, too, reveals a little bit about who I am. For different people, the card will mean different things. To some, it will show that … Continue reading Meera Sonecha: Does Zac Goldsmith pass the Conservative litmus test?

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Resham Kotecha: Why I Back Zac

Resham Kotecha is an Economic Advisor & Researcher and the COO of Women2Win. She was the Conservative Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Dulwich & West Norwood in the General Election in 2015. Under Boris Johnson’s leadership, London has become the world’s leading city. The incumbent Mayor has attracted investment and encouraged business, which has led to more jobs and a more prosperous city. He has ensured that crime continues … Continue reading Resham Kotecha: Why I Back Zac

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Back Zac For a Clear but Narrow Victory – by Jeevan Vipinachandran

Jeevan graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Comparative Politics, specialising in terrorism and political violence. Regular tweets can be found @jeevanvc. Politics is driven by underlying patterns which ultimately determine the outcome of a contest. Some of those patterns appear to be at play yet again in this year’s riveting Mayoral contest between Zac Goldsmith and Jeremy Corbyn’s candidate, Sadiq … Continue reading Back Zac For a Clear but Narrow Victory – by Jeevan Vipinachandran

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There’s a hole in Sadiq Khan’s plan and it’s £1.9 billion big

“There’s a hole in Sadiq Khan’s plan for London,” said Zac Goldsmith at a Town Hall Q & A session in Harrow last night, “and it’s £1.9 billion big.” The Labour candidate announced last month that he has plans to freeze transport fares over the next four years. According to Khan, this measure would cost approximately £450 million. Transport for London, however, have come up with … Continue reading There’s a hole in Sadiq Khan’s plan and it’s £1.9 billion big