Grace Skelton

The return of the ‘nasty party’

Grace Skelton  |  10 February 2017

In closing the scheme brought about by the Dubs amendment, Theresa May has confirmed that the ‘nasty party’ is well and truly back, argues Grace Skelton After her Lancaster House speech setting out the government’s aims for the Brexit negotiations, we expected that Theresa May was going to push for a hard Brexit and she …

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A mess of their own making

Grace Skelton  |  24 November 2016

The figures in Philip Hammond’s first autumn statement yesterday confirmed that the dire economic outlook and the pinch most are feeling in the run up to Christmas is well and truly on the Conservatives. This economic mess is theirs and theirs alone. The figures from the Office of Budget Responsibility forecasts show that Britain is likely …

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