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Ben Stetson

Ben Stetson

Dancing Queen: Theresa May swings her party back to the centre-ground 

5th October 2018

Following an eventful week in Birmingham, Ben Stetson offers his take on this year’s Conservative Party Conference and what it will mean for the party and nation. After nearly imploding in Manchester last year, the bar for success was not high this time around. If the Prime Minister could march her Party back down to […]

New Year Reshuffle

10th January 2018

New Year, new Government. Feeling empowered at Number 10, the Prime Minister moved to radically alter the makeup of her Government and Party’s leadership structure. Ben Stetson examines the changes and asks what impact this could have.   Shambolic they say, visionary I hear, a pioneer at Central Office one whispers. Theresa May’s New Year […]

Supporting ‘Global Britain’ – not ‘Britain First’

1st December 2017

Trump’s retweeting of the far-right group Britain First placed new pressure on the ‘special relationship’ this week. But with the US an important strategic partner for ‘Global Britain’, Ben Stetson asks how the Prime Minister can demonstrate the need for cordial relations whilst recognising Trump’s low approval rating in the UK.