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Southern Government in decline, desperately shifts to the right 

Southern Government in decline, desperately shifts to the right. Liz Truss lasted 50 days as Prime Minister in Britain and Edwin Poots just 21 as First Minister in the North. That is perhaps unlikely for Harris, but he definitely will not repeat Enda Kenny's feat – a lightweight leader, lacking in confidence, who reigned in Fine Gael for 15 years and as Taoiseach (prime minister) for six.
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Election in Britain – Tories in freefall but Starmer is no alternative 

The Conservative Party in Britain is facing a catastrophic election this year according to current polling. At the time of writing the Electoral Calculus “poll of polls” estimates the Tories keeping 90 seats out of their current 376. For context, the Liberal Democrats are set to win 50 seats. This would place the oldest and traditionally most politically dominant party of British capitalism as barely holding on to second place.