Rhys Wallis discusses the Conservative Party’s decision to increase tax, and the potential implications this could have for Boris Johnson.
Aaron Loose discusses the government’s new message to ‘Stay Alert’ and the implications behind using such slogans to guide the Coronavirus pandemic
In unambiguous campaigns to ‘protect the NHS’ that emulate those seen in the war, the Government directly highlights their own failings. The public is being asked to provide for these failings through, exemplarily, donations. Rather than in disillusionment, the result will be of a public quickly forgetting the chronic societal issues that have brought this on – in the name of national pride.
Johnny Chern, Print Screen Editor, discusses the presence of anti-Semitism in both major political parties, giving Jews no clear option who to vote for.
Catherine Loyd gives a run down of the various election gaffes that have been made so far.
Nick Powell argues that although young Tories aren’t oppressed, political criticism should focus on policy rather than impugning the character of your opponents.
Just before Christmas, Theresa May returned from Brussels a hero. In the space of a week she had seemingly salvaged a process that appeared on the brink of collapse, as the Democratic Unionist Party – her government’s only lifeline in the House of Commons – had refused to endorse the preliminary deal on the Irish […]
Lots of Potter-loving children out there eagerly await the arrival of their 11th birthday, upon which they hope a large bearded man will burst into their house, mutilate their cousin, and whisk them away to a school that would only pass an Ofsted inspection because the inspector would get murdered by a troll before they […]
The opportunism of Theresa May’s U-turn for an early general election reveals an exploited populist effort, where the dynamic potential and energetic ire of anti-establishment politics have been re-channelled to serve the elites it was originally formed to oppose. To properly understand this historic development of British politics, we must also consider the broader expansion […]
Gavin Barwell won the seat of Crydon Central in 2010 and in the 2015 election retained the seat with a majority of just 165 votes, making it one of the closest results in the country. He currently holds the positions of Minister for London and Minister of State for Housing and Planning within the Department […]