Tag: Brexit

Theresa May needs to put country ahead of party this week.

Theresa May has proven to be remarkably resilient since taking over as Prime Minister and has constantly proven the bookies wrong. Few would have expected her to last this long and the betting markets still expect an election to take place this year or next, with the odds of an election any later than 2021 …

My talk to Sixth Form students: What on Earth is going on in politics?

It’s been a tumultuous few years in politics, with politicians, pollsters, pundits, political scientists and betting markets failing to predict the outcomes of two general elections, the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump. In each instance, on the day of the vote, betting markets gave each of the outcomes that ended up happening …