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Labour’s carrot and stick

Jim reports on the first big challenges facing the Chancellor, the row over the economic inheritance, the legacy of HS2 cancellation, Biden’s departure and the Tories leadership plans.

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The Downtown Den Politics Podcast | EP.42 | 22nd July 2024

Jim Hancock and Jo Phillips discuss the latest dramatic developments in the race for the White House, the first row of the new Labour government over the 2 child benefit limit, the weighty King’s speech in general and will the Tories go long or short in the search for a new leader?

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Starship

We are delighted that Starship are our latest Business of the Week. Starship are working on some of the most prominent developments across the Midlands, Southwest and Northwest, including the largest regeneration project in Europe.

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A week in America | 19 July 2024

Desperate to write about anything other than American politics, Martin is once again frustrated as cataclysmic events on the campaign trail once again take centre stage… Trump vs Who? is the question on everyone’s lips…

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A good start

Jim writes in his blog that the new government have got off to a good start with a major programme of legislation, if it works!

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The King and Keir

After years of shouting, ranting and bridge burning, we might start to see something of a restoration of Britian’s global reputation – the King and Keir could be a powerful double act.

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