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Our government is little more than a drunken old boys' club; why do we let this happen?

When I read this article from the Telegraph, I was surprised at how angry I wasn’t—mainly because of how reminiscent it is of the student lifestyle I can witness daily. 480 more words


PMQs - Playground Politics

Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) happen every week in the House of Commons, and it is a chance for the opposition to ask any queries they have about the running of the government. 304 more words

UK Politics

Hashtag Democracy

Last week I was standing by for a call from the Speaker of the House of Commons, my life has its colour I tell you, he was calling me at 10:15. 833 more words


Judith Okely ( Lectured 1981-1989)

Further details on my Essex Students in the 1980s Judith Okely

When I arrived at Essex from Durham University where I had been lecturer, I soon noticed very different students. 796 more words