Left, Right and Centre

Where the Real Middle Ground of UK Politics Can Be Found

With regard to politics, the terms 'Centre' and 'Centrist' are thought of as representing a moderate, sensible, and pragmatic stance. Those happy to wear the label portray themselves as standing in opposition to the extremes of both left and right wing ideologues.
But this is because the mainstream media, representing the interests of their rich and powerful owners, want it that way. The United Kingdom, and its Westminster parliament, has long been conservative. During the Thatcher years it…