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A Paper which discusses the concept of Political Arrogance. It seeks to do this by reference to the UK context. It focuses on the notion of political immaturity and political arrogance as a block against political change. It focuses on the gap between belief systems and emergent political reality – and the notion of an Outmoded Worldview. It looks both at those Prime Ministers that have been behind the curve of history and those that have sought to pre-empt it. It uses as a case study example the 2017 General Election before showing that political arrogance is a mark both of strength and weakness when utilised in different circumstances. It then goes on to discuss how political arrogance can morph into hubris. It concludes that a gap has opened up between mass and elite publics because of politically arrogant behaviour arguing that this is likely to result in political instability which is only likely to be resolved by a large scale replacement of the political elites.