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Dr Christopher Kirkland
Dr Christopher Kirkland
Total 4 Posts
  • Yorkshire, UK.
Lecturer in Politics, York St John University. Taught on a number of courses at different institutions, covering British politics, comparative politics and political economy.

UK election called for 4 July – what happens next?

6 min read
Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for 4 July, surprising many, including his own MPs. He argues only the Conservatives can lead through current challenges, despite criticism over their role in creating them. Polls suggest a Labour lead, potentially ending the Conservatives’ long tenure.

Is Rishi Sunak a lame duck? With MPs divided and rebelling, a sense of decline hangs heavy in the air

4 min read
With his own MPs blocking his every policy, Rishi Sunak doesn’t appear to be able to get much done.

Is removing Liz Truss worth the risk?

5 min read
The economic turmoil from Liz Truss’s growth plan is causing unease among Conservative MPs. But is removing her worth the risk?

Boris Johnson β€˜no-confidence’ vote: What happens next?

5 min read
The Conservative Party will hold a no-confidence vote on the leadership of Boris Johnson tonight. Here’s what you need to know.
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