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Poll: 68% agree Westminster needs ‘urgent reform’

Poll: 68% agree Westminster needs ‘urgent reform’

Research carried out by BMG and reported this week has found that 68% of people around Britain support “urgent reform” to the Westminster political system. The pollster surveyed 3,000 people and found particularly strong support for political reform among older voters, people who voted to leave the EU, and ‘working […]

Federalist Party supports People’s Vote campaign

Federalist Party supports People’s Vote campaign

People’s Vote campaign logo. In January this year the Federalist Party called for a new referendum to be held on the outcome of the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the European Union after the 2016 referendum vote. Today we are supporting the ‘People’s Vote’ campaign for a new referendum. We are […]

Westminster is Strangling Local Government

Westminster is Strangling Local Government

Local councils around the UK are required by law to maintain a balanced budget, spending no more than they can afford. If only central government had the same requirement! But recently, council after council has either had to dip into their emergency savings, sell off assets, slash public services or […]

Local elections 2018: Our candidates in London

Local elections 2018: Our candidates in London

Local elections are taking place on May 3 in many regions around the United Kingdom, including throughout London. The Federalist Party is fielding two candidates, one each in the boroughs of Lambeth and Haringey. This is the second year in a row we have fielded candidates in the May local […]

Blog: We need English devolution, not metro mayors

Blog: We need English devolution, not metro mayors

In December last year residents of Doncaster and Barnsley voted to reject the government’s ‘Sheffield City Region’ combined authority which will see an elected metro mayor in a region straddling South Yorkshire, and parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has persistently rejected demands from many of the […]

Blog: A Not-So-Liberal Brexit

Blog: A Not-So-Liberal Brexit

Yesterday (February 14, 2018), Boris Johnson gave his much anticipated speech on Brexit. It was an effort to reach out to Remain voters, and to supposedly make the case for a so called Liberal Brexit. He wants to argue that Britain can have a better, more prosperous future outside the […]