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Can Tim Farron help reinstate the Liberal Democrats as an influential parliamentary force? (Photo: Flickr/Liberal Democrats)

The Lib Dems: Going to Pot

In order to prevent continued irrelevance beyond 2020, the Liberal Democrats need to be bold. By adopting a radical stance on cannabis, they’re doing just that. In the lead up to last year’s general...

Older voters have the highest percentage turnout of any age bracket in the UK. (Photo: New Statesman)

The Voters Who Shouldn’t Vote

Attempts to extend the vote to 16-year-olds for the EU referendum were defeated. But what about a maximum voting age? In less than four months, every voter in the UK will have a voice...

Can’t you even look at me?

Homelessness is often seen as a result of a person’s choices, and all too often, we turn a blind eye to it. That has to stop. The way that we treat the homeless in...

Budget 2015: Summary

Budget 2015: Summary

The key measures in the first Conservative-only budget since 1996.  A compulsory (for 25 years and above) National Living Wage of £9 per hour by 2020 A commitment to meet the NATO 2% spending...

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