After his delivery of a powerful yet succinct metaphor regarding the current state of and coming direction of the Conservative Party and the UK, a local protester camped outside the autumn Conservative Party conference expressed his doubts that the complexity and subtlety of his demonstration had been fully understood. 171 more words
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Well, it was inevitable.
After spending the entirety of the general election campaign and the months following Labour’s defeat screaming hysterically about the Evil Tories and their supposed persecution of “the vulnerable” (funny how almost everyone in Britain is now in a state of permanent vulnerability, according to the Left), some of those protesting the Conservative Party conference in Manchester are now taking matters into their own hands. 1,094 more words
This past week we have seen Labour gather in un-precedented numbers for their annual conference in Brighton. The election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader on 59.5% of the first preference votes, seems to have invigorated much of the party. 810 more words
Granting 16 and 17 years olds the right to vote is not a panacea for youth engagement in politics, but it is necessary for democracy
Should young people have the opportunity to vote for the politicians whose decisions will affect their lives?
The Labour Party Conference is a strange environment- you walk past Len McCluskey in the queue for a coffee, find yourself having an argument with the shadow chancellor, and realise how bizarre some of the pressure groups that converge on some seaside town to lobby politicians, journalists and politics students really are. 716 more words
GPs offered cash NOT to refer patients to hospital
Cost of flatsharing in UK’s priciest towns rises by 30% in three years
UK Medical Schools in free speech row… 7 more words