Tagged: Nick Clegg

Campaigners say that the lack of commitment to PSHE by the government is failing young people. (Photo: The Telegraph)

Make PSHE Progressive

From teaching about “sexting” to consent, campaigns for changes to the UK’s PSHE curriculum have been gaining more momentum over the last few years. Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) has been a...

Reclaiming Liberalism

If the Liberal Democrats want to re-establish themselves as a strong voice in Parliament, they must open the Orange Book once more. Coalitions and splits in and across major political parties have never been...

The Lib Dems: Why We Got Walloped

In the aftermath of the Lib Dems’ horrendous election night, Rebecca Linford, General Secretary of the Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats, reflects on why her party was smashed into oblivion, and what they should...

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

SHOCK RESULT CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY OF 12 CONSERVATIVES – 331 (+24) LABOUR – 232 (-26) SNP – 56 (+50) LIBERAL DEMOCRATS – 8 (-49) DUP – 8 (-) SINN FÉIN – 4 (-1) PLAID CYMRU...

Credit where credit’s due.

The first peacetime coalition since the 1930s is now coming to an end. Even as a Labour supporter, one has to concede that while it’s been far from perfect, this coalition has surpassed all...

Pants on Fire

W   ith politicians only being marginally more trusted than estate agents and second-hand car salesmen, Matt Smith, 17, asks why confidence in Westminster has been shaken so fundamentally, and what can be done...

Coalitions: What are they good for?

To me at least, it feels like this article belongs almost 5 years ago, when the coalition government first arrived in office, I remember sitting in the car listening on the radio to that...

Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems: Here to help?

Geraldine O’Reilly, 16, discusses whether on meeting Nick Clegg, she feels the recent Lib Dem election pledge of £150m funding to child mental health services will impact others like her who have experienced NHS...

YOU MUST NOT IGNORE US.

In recent months the Green party has witnessed an unprecedented surge in popularity, with a 57% increase in party membership. However it appears that the rest of the UK’s media want the party to...

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...

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