Former University of Exeter Chancellor Lord Myners dies age 73 Former University of Exeter Chancellor, Lord Myners, has died at the age of 73. Paul Myners’ family released a statement on Sunday 16th January saying that he had “passed away peacefully” that morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He was appointed Chancellor at the University […]
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Staying Power: An Interview with Baroness Floella Benjamin
Online Features Editor Bryan Knight Interviews Baroness Floella Benjamin on Race, ‘Playschool’, and her extraordinary career as a public figure.
Be an MP and live longer, says Uni research
Long hours and high pressure decisions don’t seem to have done MPs too much bad – in fact, they’re living 28 per cent longer than their constituents, according to new research involving a University of Exeter PhD student. Conducted by John Dennis from the University Medical School and Dr Tim Crayford, chief medical advisor to […]
The Liberal Democrats were right to block tax credits
In the last few days, Conservative ministers, facing defeat over their plan to cut Tax Credits, have been hurrying around TV studios to denounce these attempts as opening up an ‘unprecedented constitutional path’ and ruining ‘centuries of observance’. Some of even gone further, suggesting that the Conservatives should flood the chamber with Conservative Peers in […]