Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).He has contributed articles to The Sunday Telegraph, BBC News and writes for The Big Issue on a weekly basis.Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
These are the constituencies where the bookmakers got it drastically wrong

Conservatives minus the Brexit Party = Labour government

It’s hardly as eloquent as e=mc2, but the formula for winning the next general election could be relatively simple for Labour. With results in from last night’s by-election there’s plenty of reasons to be cheerful in the Labour camp. The Conservatives suffered their worst loss in a Peterborough election since...

Hotel review: Ockenden Manor & Spa

Hotel review: Ockenden Manor & Spa

The drive into Ockenden Manor & Spa sets the tone for a stay in this tranquil corner of Sussex. Nestled within the quiet hamlet of Cuckfield with the southern slopes of the Weald in the background the winding roads are perfumed with a luscious bouquet of country smells. There is...

Daniel Hannan lauded for ambitious Brexit prophecy

Daniel Hannan lauded for ambitious Brexit prophecy

‏Daniel Hannan has been lauded for prophesying an eventuality in which every Conservative MP loses their seat, a Lib-Lab government cancels Brexit and the House of Lords is scrapped. The prominent Leave campaigner and Conservative MEP tweeted his “horrible” vision of the future after the latest polls gave the Brexit...

Benefits Island: Why Don’t We Have Programmes On Tax Cheats?

8 out of the 10 biggest tax havens are British territories

Britain has been described as the “greatest enabler of corporate tax avoidance in the world” after it was revealed eight out of the ten jurisdictions with the highest corporate tax haven scores are British territories. Research by the Tax Justice Network found the UK and its “corporate tax haven network”...

Hotel Review: Conrad London St. James

Hotel Review: Conrad London St. James

Trying to find calm amidst the current political storm in Britain is a big ask in this day and age. Rarely is there a moment’s peace in Westminster, with the House of Commons increasingly turning into a nightmarish, dystopian vision of itself. Step into Conrad London St. James and you...

Jack Monroe releases cook book for food bank users

Jack Monroe releases cook book for food bank users

Celebrated food writer Jack Monroe is set to release a cook book for food bank users to help those on a shoestring budget maintain a nutritious, appetising and varied diet. Tin Can Cook focuses on using tinned or dried ingredients and is inspired by Monroe’s own experience of using food...

Quiz: How good are your map reading skills?

Quiz: Can you read a traditional map?

Millions of millennials have NEVER read a paper map, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found a decade of ground-breaking tech innovation has all but ended traditional map-reading among the much maligned 23 to 38 age group. The results show millennials use their mobile phone map...

Wine of the Week: Bolney Pinot Gris

Wine of the Week: Bolney Pinot Gris

This week sees the welcome return of English wine as we visit one of the country’s largest producers in Sussex. 2018 was, in the parlance of Frank Sinatra, a very good year for English wine, and so it is only right we celebrate it. Hot and dry weather landed a...

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