Category: UK Politics

Ed Miliband: A True Leader

A   fter seeing Ed Miliband speak at a recent Labour conference, Will Matthias examines the Labour leader under the microscope and offers his own verdict.     PoliticalBeat By Will Matthias _______________  ...

A New Brand of Politics

Our new writer, Emily Hawkins, sums up why most young people believe in Russell Brand, don’t care about Westminster, hate politicians and why our democracy is smelling stagnant. But it doesn’t have to stay...

We are not to be blamed for our political apathy.

The Government is.  PoliticalBeatBy Will Matthias (@WillMatthias15)_______________ Educating people about the power of their ballot is the only way to stem the problem of political apathy. (Photo: Pennsylvania State University) We consider ourselves lucky in...

Pressure Groups and Lobbying Organisations: Who do they protect?

These organisations are here to protect and represent people’s specific interests to Government, in a sense, becoming the loudspeaker to individual concerns which they want addressed. They encourage debate, attention and action. Matei Sacerdoteanu questions...

“A British moon on a British stick”

On Wednesday the 14th of January, comedian Al Murray announced that he would be standing for as a parliamentary candidate for South Thanet. This also happens to be the constituency my old friend, Mr...

Aye’ll be back. Hopefully.

A new dawn begins for Scottish Politics. Jim Murphy is the new Scottish Labour leader, brought in with less than six months to go before the election, and already he faces a crisis of...

Warning: Election Year – Proceed with Caution

What a year 2014 was for politics. From the meteoric rise of Ukip and Tory defections, to the Scottish Independence Referendum, and crises abroad with Ukraine and Islamic State, it has been a year, fit...

Poll Review: Young more liberal than old: shock, horror!

Much has been made recently over Britain’s perceived shift rightwards, to anti-immigration, anti-EU parties (I’m looking at you, Ukip), with little attention being paid to the 3 million young, first-time voters who have the...

Latest Polling Roundup (22/12/14)

Latest Polling Roundup (22/12/14)

YouGov (22/12/14) Con 32%     Lab 34%     Lib Dem 6%     Ukip 15%     Others 9% __________________________________________ Populus (22/12/14) Con 35%     Lab 35%     Lib Dem...

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