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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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An Opportunity for Real Change in British Politics

An Opportunity for Real Change in British Politics

To describe British Politics as being in a transitional phase might not really do the current situation justice, but there is a lot going on in most of the larger political parties and whilst on the surface some of it may seem cause for doom and gloom, I think that by digging a little bit below the surface we have a real opportunity to shape the landscape of politics in Britain. Starting in the most obvious place, as of yesterday…

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Politics and the Media

Politics and the Media

During the campaigning for the EU Referendum, lots was said about the tactics that the were used by each side, with lots of accusations of lying and scaremongering tactics being used, and plenty of people bemoaning the lack of somewhere they could go to just read the ‘facts’ and make their own mind up. The Referendum aside, as there really was little in the way of facts available for some of the subjects, it is important to realise that any…

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Political Engagement and Election Participation

Political Engagement and Election Participation

As I am sure you have all guessed by now, I have my own thoughts and opinions in terms of political views and, particularly at the moment, the EU referendum. But in acknowledging that I have my own thoughts, and that we live in a Democracy (of sorts), everyone is entitled to their own political ideas and opinions, even if they do not align with mine. Unfortunately, the United Kingdom (and many other western countries I should add) have large…

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