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UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

Thomas Walker March 1, 2017 0

The state of the housing market in Britain has gone well beyond a joke. Recently it was revealed that there are on average “eleven house-hunters for every home on the market”. House prices have

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NUS slithers in on Union wide autonomy

NUS slithers in on Union wide autonomy

Milton March 20, 2014 4

  The National Union of Students (NUS) has taken steps to centralise and monitor future Student’s Union elections. Their stated aim is that all NUS supported unions will have Emma Powell (NUS Head of

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Scrap the Licence Fee to Save the Courts

Backbencher December 19, 2013 0

The License Fee is unjust, unnecessary, and certainly isn’t a matter for the courts. I moved into a new apartment a fortnight ago. This being the 21st century it was deemed essential that a

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A Pope for all Christians

A Pope for all Christians

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 2, 2013 1

After centuries of secrecy, corruption and greed, the Catholic Church may be turning a corner. Andrew Thorpe-Apps asks whether the notion of Christian Unity can now be taken seriously. Like millions across the globe,

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Department of Education: The Potential to Limit Potential?

Backbencher September 19, 2013 0

For all Gove’s reforms, is the Department of Education still doing more harm than good? During the last few weeks four reports have been highlighted which have not been linked but are certainly connected,

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NHS Reform: Send in the Marines!

NHS Reform: Send in the Marines!

Backbencher July 23, 2013 0

James Evans sets out the challenges that face the NHS. ‘When someone makes a move//Of which we don’t approve//Who is it that always intervenes?’ asked satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer in his song ‘Send the

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Thatcher’s Dirty Little Secret

Thatcher’s Dirty Little Secret

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 5

Thatcher is lionised as a champion of freedom and democracy. So why did she support a tyrant? The burial yesterday of Baroness Thatcher has given politicos an excuse to trawl back through her time

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Solving Homelessness

Solving Homelessness

Backbencher April 17, 2013 0

  Allrik Birch. I doubt many people reading will have known this before now, but I think my story is relevent to this article. I was a resident at a Foyer Association hostel during

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Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Witch King April 10, 2013 2

  I have my own thoughts on the welfare state and what it means for your average person on the street, but since its birth in about 1945, shortly after the most horrific and bloody

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Justin Welby and the future of Anglicanism

Justin Welby and the future of Anglicanism

Backbencher November 10, 2012 3

  James Sharpe, The Church of England has done quite a remarkable thing in appointing Justin Welby as the new Archbishop of Canterbury. Despite his seemingly conventional beginnings at Eton and Cambridge, he is

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