UK Politics

It’s Time for Labour to Back the Changing Tide on Electoral Reform

Electoral reform is an ever-present topic of debate within British politics. Although many people will remember the 2011 referendum on Alternative Vote that garnered a catastrophic turnout of just 42.2%, the mood on proportional representation, at least among the left, is shifting. At the most recent Labour party conference in September 2021, Constituency Labour Party … Continue reading It’s Time for Labour to Back the Changing Tide on Electoral Reform

Isn’t it Ironic?

the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. Oxford English Dictionary Alanis Morrissette’s song “Ironic” has been subject to derision ever since its release in 1996. Sat in a Year 11 English lesson about dramatic irony some years ago, I was given a sheet … Continue reading Isn’t it Ironic?