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Why I’ll vote NO to NUS in the YUSU referendum

Why I’ll vote NO to NUS in the YUSU referendum

Backbencher May 31, 2014 2

Tom Davies, The campaign has barely begun and already the social media shells are beginning to drop around me. The big dogs of the University of York’s Students’ Union (YUSU) has fully mobilised its

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Eurosceptic presence will force change in Brussels

Eurosceptic presence will force change in Brussels

Backbencher May 30, 2014 1

It is clear from last weeks European Election results that the European Union needs to change direction. Millions of voters from across Europe chose to voice their anger at the European Project by voting

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University of York to host referendum on NUS

University of York to host referendum on NUS

Milton May 29, 2014 1

The University of York is getting ready to host a referendum which asks students: Should YUSU (York University Student’s Union) affiliate with NUS? We recently reported on a poll conducted by York Vision which

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Oxford NUS vote cancelled after claims of vote rigging dominate referendum

Oxford NUS vote cancelled after claims of vote rigging dominate referendum

Milton May 29, 2014 1

The recent Oxford University referendum which asked whether students wanted to remain affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS) has been overturned due to allegations of vote rigging and foul play. The unjustifiable interference

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Cameron Is Right To Reject A UKIP Pact

Cameron Is Right To Reject A UKIP Pact

Backbencher May 29, 2014 0

…but it’s time he cut Clegg loose. The growth of UKIP over the last few years has been nothing short of remarkable. After polling roughly 3% in the 2010 General Election, UKIP has been consistently polling

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#GetGoveReading should try reading for themselves.

#GetGoveReading should try reading for themselves.

Backbencher May 26, 2014 1

  As anyone who has read Mark Twain can tell you “a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes”. In the age of twitter this may

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Earthquake Politics: UKIP dominate in EU elections

Earthquake Politics: UKIP dominate in EU elections

Milton May 26, 2014 0

UKIP have produced a storming result at the EU elections. The EU sceptics won a staggering 31.3% of the vote, which saw  UKIP candidates grabbing 24 seats in Brussels. The result is extremely significant,

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Grayling to get the axe at next reshuffle?

Grayling to get the axe at next reshuffle?

Milton May 26, 2014 1

I’m hearing rumours that Chris Grayling is “in line for the chop” at the next government reshuffle. Sources tell me that the government is looking to bring in younger faces ahead of the next

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Oxford NUS Referendum Result Challenged on Suspected Foul Play

Oxford NUS Referendum Result Challenged on Suspected Foul Play

Milton May 26, 2014 2

As we reported last week, Oxford students voted to leave the NUS by a narrow margin of 1780 votes to 1652 on a 15% turnout. But it appears that due to suspected foul play at the ballot

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Front National predicted to dominate European Parliament elections in France

Front National predicted to dominate European Parliament elections in France

Milton May 25, 2014 0

“The people have spoken”, were the words from an elated Marine Le Pen, leader French far-right Front National party (FN). The party is expected to dominate this year’s European Parliamentary elections as 3 official

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