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The Prospect of Another Snap Election

The Prospect of Another Snap Election

Over the weekend much of the press, that I saw anyway, was to do with either the Royal Wedding, or the FA Cup final. That said, one other thing that did get my attention was a Sunday Times headline about the prospect of another snap election being called this autumn. If this did take place, it would be the at least the fifth time many people had call to go to the polling station since 2015, potentially more if local…

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The Need for Good Political Discourse and Why it is So Difficult

The Need for Good Political Discourse and Why it is So Difficult

As I write this, many people are attending their local polling stations to take part in local elections and much of the country will be considering the upcoming General Election on 8 June (2017). Some people will already have their minds made up, whilst others still consider who they most believe can do the best for the country. At times like this, you often see people ‘shut up shop’ in terms of them not wanting to see or hear anything…

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My Relationship with Politics

My Relationship with Politics

Over the last year or so, I’ve really tried to be more engaged with politics. Since my teens I have on a number of occasions tried to be more interested in politics, but typically this only ever lasted for the General Election and was generally fuelled by what was in my best interest rather than what I genuinely believed to be the best way to run a country. The earliest such occasion was in the run up to the 2010…

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