May 16, 2017

The fourth week of campaigning was opened with Theresa and Phillip May appearing as guests on the One Show. During the interview, Mrs May caused a small controversy when she proclaimed that there are 'boy's jobs and girl's jobs'. One the same day, Labour officially lau...

May 11, 2017

Diane Abbot's gaffe in an interview on LBC dominated the news during the first few days of the third week of the campaign but the local election results on Thursday provided the headlines for the rest of the week. In an unprecedented night for an incumbent government,...

May 2, 2017

Week two of the campaign kicked off with Tim Farron finally saying that he believes that gay sex isn't a sin and UKIP descending into chaos as their foreign affairs spokesman, James Carver, quit the party. Party Leader, Paul Nuttall, announced that he would be standing...

April 25, 2017

Only a week ago, Mrs May shocked the country with the announcement that she would be seeking a General Election on 8th June. Immediately after the statement, a YouGov poll put the Conservatives 24 points ahead of Labour on 48 percent. Most political commentators and pu...

March 20, 2017

Since she became Prime Minister last July, there has been a steady stream of speculation as to whether Mrs. May would go to the country. In recent days, rumours have surfaced of a 4th May poll to coincide with the local council elections that are already scheduled to t...

March 15, 2017

The death of Sir Gerald Kaufman on 26th February has triggered a by-election in one of the safest seats in the country. Under normal circumstances, the Labour Party should be expecting to comfortably hold Manchester Gorton with a healthy increase in vote share and majo...

February 9, 2017

The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, has caused a stir amongst Conservative MPs following his opposition to President Trump addressing parliament during his state visit to the United Kingdom later this year. His comments were met with cheers from the oppos...

January 27, 2017

House building at the end of the Second World War had boomed, under Clement Attlee over one-million homes had been built and 80% of these had been local authority properties. Under the Tories, house construction continued to expand and in 1953 the housing minister, Har...

January 11, 2017

On 8th November 2016, Hillary Clinton won the keys to the White House and became president-elect of the United States. At least, she would have done had it not been for an archaic institution known as the Electoral College. Despite winning 65 million votes to Trump’s 6...

December 31, 2016

2016 has been a year like no other. 12 months ago, if anyone had said that Trump would win the electoral college or that Britain would vote for brexit, I’d have laughed. But now, in a world where the polls never seem to get things right and with the rise of right-wing...

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