This week seems to have thrown up similar topics of conversation to last; the SNP’s leadership, and Keir Starmer, among other things. The Labour leader, after ruling out Corbyn’s return to the Parliamentary Labour Party last week, is forging on … Continue reading This week in British Politics #4: A guide through the headlines (Monday 20 Feb to Friday 24 Feb)
You may have seen the protest that occurred in Rotherham last Saturday, outside of a Holiday Inn. There were two protests in fact. One was an anti-immigration protest, which sparked the event, and the second was a counter-protest. I am … Continue reading Far-right ideas are influencing our young people: the education and diversity of experience that university brings can help combat this
Two big events that will have significant ramifications have taken place this week, both concerning party leaders from the 2019 general election. Sir Keir Starmer has announced that Jeremy Corbyn, who led the Labour Party in the 2019 election, will … Continue reading This week in British Politics #3: A guide through the headlines (Monday 13 Feb to Friday 17 Feb)
This week, unbelievably, something Sheffield-related is front page news and it is my great pleasure to fill you in on it, though I’m sure many of you will have read all about it already. Some of you will probably remember … Continue reading This week in British Politics #2: A guide through the headlines (Monday 6 Feb to Friday 10 Feb)
What has happened this week in British Politics? Find out below! This will be a weekly series, so stay tuned… The first thing you might have noticed is that everyone was on strike. On Wednesday, February 1st, members of the … Continue reading This week in British Politics #1: A guide through the headlines (Monday 30 Jan to Friday 3 Feb)
The House of Lords is and remains a beacon of expertise and independence in our political system and acts as an effective scrutinising machine to the government. Reform should keep this in mind… Continue reading Starmer misses the point of the House of Lords in his attempt to attack Johnson
For those of us who dislike the Tories, and specifically Boris Johnson’s current cabal of rule breakers and liars, the defection of Bury South MP Christian Wakeford to the Labour party is a welcome development. However, for those of … Continue reading There must be a by-election in Bury South.
On Wednesday, Boris Johnson stood in front of the House of Commons during PMQ’s and took what can only be described as an embarrassing beating from the opposition bench and his own backbench. ‘PartyGate’ no doubt persists in sparking anger … Continue reading How much more of Johnson’s incompetence can this country take?
When the people who legislate, supposedly on our behalf, are doing lines to get through a tough day in Parliament, I feel like that’s a good place to draw the line. Continue reading Downing Street: Party Problems
Like them or loathe them, face masks have been proven to be heavily useful at reducing the transmission of Covid-19. Last week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reintroduced them as mandatory in shops and on public transport. This was announced … Continue reading Johnson’s New Mask Policy Only Covers his Self-interest