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Snap Election 2017: Scotland at Stake by Gemma Forrester

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The 2014 independence referendum heightened political engagement in Scotland like never before. Despite the majority vote to remain within the United Kingdom, the question of independence continues to dominate Scotland’s political landscape.  Read more


Can the Liberal Democrats make a comeback? by Jonathan Purcell

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The leaking of Labour’s Manifesto prompted a plethora of comparisons to former Labour Party Leader, Michael Foot’s 1983 Manifesto. Whether or not comparisons are valid, this is a discussion for another day. Regardless, it certainly highlights a curiously interesting link between the two elections. After all, Michael Foot faced then Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher in that election, who Theresa May has been compared to regularly since her appointment as Prime Minister. Both elections also mark a Conservative Party that has been pushing further right wing and a Labour Party that has been pushing left wing.  Read more


Liberal Democrats Manifesto focuses on Brexit

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Liberal Democrats launched their manifesto today in London. Leader Tim Farron, told his audience, that voters had the opportunity to 'change Britain's future.' He put Brexit at the heart of his speech saying leaving the Single Market was a 'time bomb' for the UK's public services.  Read more


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