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The Eternal Triangle?  The NIP, The UK and the EU.

The Eternal Triangle? The NIP, The UK and the EU.

The Eternal Triangle? The NIP, the UK and the EU A lot has already been written about the repeated threats - by David Frost in particular in his capacity as chief Brexit negotiator - to trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol.  A lot more has now been...

The Magic Money Tree

The Magic Money Tree

Introducing the 'Magic Money Tree' "There is no Magic Money Tree," said Prime Minister Theresa May during a speech in the House of Commons. With that statement, she perpetuated one of the most significant political and socioeconomic lies ever told to the British...

Labour Conference

Labour Conference

Labour says no to PR.  Is it time for Plan B? On the Sunday morning of the Labour conference 2021, the headlines had only one story….  Chaos at service stations across the country. Fuel crisis strikes motorists. The government may bring in the army. ...

Alternative Voices

Reboot imagines what politicians could sound like if we moved to a government of national renewal.  Such a government would prioritise making everyone’s lives better and delivering good, transparent and trustworthy governance.  These are the transcripts from the speeches on our Podcasts. You can listen here

The Alternative Madam Speaker

The Alternative Madam Speaker

PMQs – or Questions to the Prime Minister to give them their proper name – has become a piece of political theatre over the years. But when it was first introduced, in 1961, it was an important innovation. For the first time, it became the duty of the Prime Minister...

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Alternative Foreign Secretary

Alternative Foreign Secretary

Back then when competency mattered..... Bring Britain Back - A Patriotic Foreign Policy for Our Era When you’re Foreign Secretary, there’s no time to sun yourself. Even with your mobile phone on. As the outgoing holder of this centuries-old office has discovered to...

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The Alternative Sir Starmer

The Alternative Sir Starmer

Reboot's Homage to Sir Keir Starmer This is the Reboot Alternative Leader of the Opposition. Somewhere in a parallel universe we are being offered a vision of what Britain could be, a place where the real challenges are being addressed and answers offered. Before I...

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A Kinder Politics 

The Reboot TEN could provide a beginning. Releasing the nation’s creativity could provide unique insights and solutions – all with planet and people at their centre. Here are a few examples of the ‘blue sky’ thinking we could unleash.

For and Against Voting

For and Against Voting

For and Against Voting One of the things political parties rarely get to know is which people are actively opposed to them. After elections, they all pore over the results. But in reality, there is no way of knowing which voters voted tactically against them. Or...

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Murmuration

Murmuration

The Murmuration Theory of Politics How we can learn to act together to achieve a better way of government. I’ve always been a wildlife enthusiast and, like many people, have witnessed in real life a vast cloud of birds swirling about in the sky creating extraordinary,...

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