Articles by Ben West
Ben West is secretary of the Young Fabians

The winds of change are shifting

Ben West  |  16 August 2016

In the final six months before 2010’s general election, something strange happened. Amid the global recession, the Labour government had intervened heroically to keep the economy afloat, spending whatever was necessary to stabilise the banks and to maintain consumer confidence and employment, investment and spending. Barely a week would go by without new investment – …

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Why Gosport votes Tory

Ben West  |  21 June 2016

What does the Royal Navy mean to me? Microwave chips and turkey dinosaurs. That is what my six year old brother and I lived on for a lot of the nine months my Dad spent in the south Atlantic while my mum was heavily pregnant with my youngest brother. It means other things too. Birthday …

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