Rachel McLean

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Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

I’ve written before about my uncanny (and unwanted) habit of writing plot lines that have a tendency to come true. From the ban on travel from Muslim countries in A House Divided (attempted by Trump long after I first wrote it), to the murder of a politician called Jo in a book I simply didn’t have the stomach […]

A House Divided – Chapter Three

A House Divided – Chapter Three

‘Beyond the water, beyond the tourists and the London Eye, smoke gushed up and over the rooftops, spreading and billowing as the wind caught it. She stared as it thickened and rose. Behind her was silence, the Parliamentary Labour Party collectively holding its breath.’. Read Chapter 3 of ‘A House Divided’.

Is Westminster the sleaziest workplace in the UK?

Is Westminster the sleaziest workplace in the UK?

We’ve seen a lot of sleazy politicians lately. From Trump and his advisors and their dodgy dealings with Russia, through the growing list of MPs who’ve sexually harassed their colleagues, to the Paradise Papers and the barely-legal tax dealings of the rich and powerful, there seem to be some pretty unsavoury people at the top. […]