Tags : general election

Politics or Popularity? What Did We Vote For?

It’s hard to ignore the media circus around this year’s election, and I say this year because they seem to be an annual thing now. Focus has been locked on the two main party leaders Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson with little else other than Brexit discussions piercing through the fog of this popularity contest. […]Read More

General Election 2019

I felt that I’d be writing something along these lines, but not in my wildest dreams did I think it would be like this. The Conservatives were ahead in the polls from the get-go and although Labour’s closing of the gap to trailing by 9 points, it was never going to be an easy win. […]Read More

What you need to know about the snap General Election

Earlier today, in an unscheduled speech outside her residence at Downing Street, the Prime Minster called for a snap General Election. Scheduled to take place on the 8th June, the election follows the recent triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, confirming the decision made from the outcome of the EU Referendum last year […]Read More

The morning after the night before

Greetings dear reader, if you stumbled into the kitchen this morning not from bed, but from the television, with the voice of David Dimbleby ringing in your ears like political tinnitus. Greetings, if you watched last night’s seats be counted through the gate of government like multi-coloured sheep, herded by the familiar pomposity of the […]Read More

Why you should vote… Liberal Democrat

Nick Clegg is an excellent politician. Not only that, but he’s also a pretty decent human being. Five years ago he made the honourable decision to form a coalition government with the Conservative party, and in so doing put aside party politics and did what he thought was best for the country. Although many people […]Read More

An open letter to the Labour Party

Dear Ed Miliband, Shabana Mahmood, Gloria de Piero, Louise Magee, Lucy Powell, Patrick Henegan, Ian McNichol, Baroness Doreen Lawrence, Ben Nolan and all of the other members of the Labour campaign team who have asked me to donate money to the party at this election, I signed up to the Labour Party mailing list because […]Read More

David Cameron is camera shy – and students will be

The nation had barely recovered from its New Year’s Day hangover when it began. As David Cameron unveiled his party’s slick, shiny new election poster, the longest general election campaign in British history stuttered into life and the pattern for the next four months was set. Until May 7th, the front pages will run thick with cheap political […]Read More