October 13, 2019

Northern Ireland is being plunged into a state of uncertainty, chaos and disrepair by greedy, self-serving Irish Nationalists and so-called unionists which do not accept the reality: Devolution does not work.

The beginning of the erosion of stable governance Northern Ir...

June 18, 2019

Talk has now turned to whether or not the Stormont power-sharing talks should be suspended for the Summer. What is most striking however is not the talks themselves, but rather then sense of apathy and disinterest amongst the general public.

The reason for that is sig...

February 20, 2019

Devolution is failing in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and London.

In Scotland the SNP have a terrible track record in government and don't seem to do much apart from agitate for more referendums. In Northern Ireland Stormont has sat empty for years now; not for the...

February 15, 2019

Theresa May's appalling backstop proposals for Northern Ireland bring home more than ever the need for a strong UK Unionist stance in the Brexit negotiations. It is quite astonishing that in such a major national issue, such a basic value as the very territorial integr...

January 12, 2019

We are sometimes asked why we call for a new party to take on the political establishment and rebuild our country. Some have suggested that UKIP are that party, and that we should join with them to avoid splitting the anti-EU vote. This article, based on a response to...

October 27, 2018

The vote to Leave the EU encapsulated opinions over so many issues; immigration, multiculturalism, the economy, where and how we spend our money, and much more. In many ways it was an answer to the overarching questions of the day: is Britain a nation, and should natio...

September 18, 2018

It has become clear now that this concept of reserved matters, that is matters that can only be discussed by the House of Commons and not the devolved executives, has been revealed by the real-life experience of the last twenty years of legislative devolution to be not...

August 25, 2018

The concept of a homologous Scotland is a myth, historically and contemporaneously.

It is a recurring theme of nationalism, Scots, Welsh and Irish, that there is no such thing as a homologous U.K. They assert that in fact the British Isles consists of three separate nat...

August 7, 2018

Here’s a good example of why having devolved legislatures (legislative devolution) doesn’t work in practice. 

When one part of a unitary country, like the U.K., has its own devolved legislature it encourages that area to ignore it's given responsibilities (or devolved r...

July 27, 2018

British politics of this age is essentially a battle of two Britains. On the one side there are those who want Britain to be recognisably Britain; on the other there are those who want it to be something else.

We can no longer witness a national event without commentato...