When Britain went to the polls in 2010, few could have anticipated quite how disastrous the next seven years would have been. The country is poorer, homelessness is at a record high, and the NHS is in crisis. We need a popular, positive vision for this country more than ever. Here is why … read more
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A week, goes the old adage, is a long time in politics. Labour’s poll numbers, it seems, are out with a single mission: proving that received wisdom is as such for a reason. Labour has turned around its poll numbers impressively – which throws up questions in terms of the … read more
How Could the Future of British Public Transport be Changed Post-Election? With all the uproar following the Brexit referendum nearly a year ago, you could be forgiven for thinking that the UK’s divorce from the EU was the only political issue of any significance at the moment. Whilst it is … read more
The Conservative lead over Labour has now reduced to only 9 points in the latest poll. Labour enjoy a record 35% vote share, rising from 26% just three weeks ago. If the current trend continues, Labour could be on course to receive upwards of 39% of the vote in the upcoming … read more
With the Brexit referendum in 2016, the North voted overwhelmingly to leave the European Union. Labour has been weakened since, with poor perceived leadership from Jeremy Corbyn and Labour hosting a war on 2 fronts. One being from working class supporters who have supported Labour throughout their lives, and the … read more
It is no secret that the Labour party is disunited with a leadership and PLP that are far from in agreement over many issues. With various rows over issues from foreign policy to Brexit, the party is a broad church. However, this needn’t be a disadvantage for the party; in … read more
In this series of articles, we will be comparing Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May – this week we are comparing their voting records on key issues. While the Conservatives are launching a general election campaign targeted at the character of Jeremy Corbyn, we thought it would be fitting to compare … read more
After several months of bad polls for the Labour party, in calling a general election Theresa May has managed to do what was once thought impossible, and turn the polls around, halving her party’s lead over the Labour party in only four days. … read more
In the aftermath of the horrific attack on the heart of our country’s democracy yesterday, right-wing figures including Nigel Farage and Donald Trump Jr exploited the attack to launch a smear campaign on Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim Mayor of London, somehow implying that he is complacent with terrorism. This … read more
The SNP launched a new drive towards a second independence referendum with the ‘biggest listening exercise in SNP history’ this week. Arguably, the threat of Scottish Independence is of even greater importance to the future of the UK than our membership of EU. Although the Brexit decision will fundamentally change … read more
How much can change in a year? A vote to leave the European Union, a new Prime Minister and Donald Trump could be the American President… Yet, the Labour party are once again having a Leadership election with Jeremy Corbyn at the receiving end of a media smear campaign. … read more