Tag : British politics

In Manchester and Leeds, are austerity measures leading to rising crime rates?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Police cuts across the UK have been an increasingly discussed issue across the last year. It is one that has also become increasingly politicised with the Labour Party frequently attacking Tory austerity policies that have led to a 20% cut in funding between 2010 and 2017. Rising crime rates alongside … Read More

Pioneers in Politics: The Transformation of Female Suffrage from Alice Bacon and Harriet Harman to Rachel Reeves

7 months ago / 0 comments

“A woman MP has to do everything a man MP did, and a little bit more. I don’t believe that any woman in parliament, ever, has done more for women outside of parliament, or for women entering parliament, than Harriet Harman.” With its allusion to the famous words of Alice … Read More

What's On: A Thick Imitation Of Political Life

6 years ago / 0 comments

‘What the fuck is this? Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, C**t?’ Alistair Campbell can have a good night’s sleep at last. The Thick of It, Armando Iannucci’s British Governmental satire has reached its sarcastic, side-splitting end. Campbell’s alter-ego, Malcolm Tucker, the bullying, almost psychotic force of power equipped with expletives coarse enough … Read More