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“General Election 2017 – May needs June majority”

“General Election 2017 – May needs June majority”

Alice Stretch April 19, 2017 0

Two years ago, we were in the final weeks of the 2015 general election, with manifesto launches, ‘Ed-stone’ pledges, and sparring between Miliband and Cameron in the live television debates. To the ‘politically-interested bubble’

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General Election 2017: Masterstroke or Mistake?

General Election 2017: Masterstroke or Mistake?

Keith Sinclair April 18, 2017 0

Barely an hour after the announcement from the Prime Minister today that there is to be a general election, I overheard a student on her phone as I was leaving one of the libraries

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PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

James Symonds March 30, 2017 0

And so today was the day, as PMQs precluded the real story in the House – Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50. This should have been the pre-launch party – Tory backbenchers drowning in

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Corbyn: A Discredited Leader Who Needs to Go

Corbyn: A Discredited Leader Who Needs to Go

James Taylor March 10, 2017 0

Professor Stephen Hawking has this week put his neck out, to the extent that he can, to call for the resignation of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader on the basis that he “has allowed

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Grammatically correct?

Grammatically correct?

Gabby Burton January 5, 2017 0

Are grammar schools really worse for social mobility than poor-quality comprehensives or is the opposition they provoke due more to their unapologetic admissions process and assistance to the brightest in society? So is this

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Dystopian Surveillance Bill Slips Through Unnoticed

Dystopian Surveillance Bill Slips Through Unnoticed

Thomas Walker November 22, 2016 0

One of the worst infringements of individual rights in the western world passed through the British Parliament last week with almost no opposition. A pet project of Theresa May, the Investigatory Powers Bill allows for

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Theresa May is Wrong to Blame Free Markets

Theresa May is Wrong to Blame Free Markets

Ben Ramanauskas October 6, 2016 0

‘The good that government can do’ was the repeated refrain of Theresa May’s closing speech at the Conservative Party conference on Wednesday. It is certainly true that the State can do good by maintaining

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Selective education – what’s not to like?

Selective education – what’s not to like?

Alex Phillips October 6, 2016 0

Theresa May is already experiencing turbulence in her administration as she struggles to defend the contentious reintroduction of selective grammar schools, and it does not appear to be settling. At the Labour Party’s annual

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The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

Oliver Shore September 23, 2016 0

It’s roughly three months on from the vote to leave the European Union. To a certain extent the post-vote turmoil has now calmed down, and doubtless there remain bumps on the road ahead, but

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A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

Dani Bolt September 16, 2016 3

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. So-called “safe spaces” supposedly protect students from the former but actually prevent the latter. Arbitrarily drawn bounds on acceptability are stunting societal progression through the shutting down of debate

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