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May Visits Wales as Labour Withdraw from the Celtic Fringe

May Visits Wales as Labour Withdraw from the Celtic Fringe

Conor Bunting April 27, 2017 1

With every passing day, it seems, a new poll emerges to profess just how undesirable a Labour government has become to the people of the United Kingdom. Last Sunday, it was the turn of

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Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

William Campbell April 26, 2017 0

According to a growing consensus on the Left, there is an oppressive patriarchy in Western democracies which restricts the freedoms and opportunities of women. Most people should be aware of the ‘glass ceiling’ preventing

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Election TV Debates: What Is May So Afraid Of?

Election TV Debates: What Is May So Afraid Of?

Elliot King April 26, 2017 1

With last week’s news that the country will be heading to the polls once more following the Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap general election, battle buses are being prepared, flyers created and political

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It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

The National Union of Students (NUS) is an unmitigated moral disgrace. My only concern about the preceding sentence is that it might not be critical enough. The NUS has, once again, found itself in

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Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Richard Marshall April 23, 2017 0

The recent announcement of a new Schools Funding Formula (SFF) has resulted in much controversy at both Westminster and in schools throughout the country. The government has, in the face of strong criticism from

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The Istanbul Convention: A Missed Opportunity for the Conservative Party

The Istanbul Convention: A Missed Opportunity for the Conservative Party

Adam Beazley April 22, 2017 0

The “Istanbul Convention”, as of 6 April, has been ratified into UK law. In 2011, the “Istanbul Convention” was ratified by the Council of Europe, aiming to prevent and combat domestic violence. The UK

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Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Rory Foye April 21, 2017 0

Two Assembly elections in the last 12 months. A referendum in 2016. A general election the year before. If going to the polls were an Olympic sport, Northern Ireland would definitely be in line

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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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Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Kyle Scott Pirie April 16, 2017 0

Back in 2010 the Liberal Democrats were the ‘cool’ party. Young people were excited about them. They were the kingmakers. These days, all that feels like a lifetime ago, especially given the current state

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