Category : Elections

The significance of both parties’ manifestos for a modern Britain

A couple weeks into the election campaign and I believe it is a lot closer. YouGov voting figures on May 17 report voting intention for the Conservatives is down significantly to 45 per cent, a fall of 4 per cent…

0 Comments / 22/05/2017

5 Compelling Reasons Why Young People Should Vote For Corbyn’s Labour

Right, so we’ve got five weeks to go before electing either Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. And although this election has been called in haste … it is probably one of, if not the, most important elections…

0 Comments / 12/05/2017

No Excuses! All you need to know to vote on June 8

With the general elections set for June 8, it is crucial to understand which electoral system is in use in the UK.   The British voting system, known as the ‘First-Past-The-Post’ (FPTP), applies to general as well as local elections….

0 Comments / 09/05/2017

MACRON WINS ROUND ONE: Does Le Pen stand a chance?

Emmanuel Macron, the centrist outsider who formed his own party En Marche! only a year ago, has won Round 1 of the French Presidential Election. He has beaten far-right Marine Le Pen in the first stage, which begs the question now…

0 Comments / 26/04/2017

Online voting is the only way to stop politicians being elected on less than 50% turnout

After watching BBC’s ‘Meet the Lords’ series, it struck me, how stale the epicentre of British politics has become; that being Westminster.   Although I’m certainly not advocating the wholesale eradication of traditions within the Houses of Parliament, which are…

0 Comments / 24/04/2017