Tag : Jack Straw

The Gryphon Meets Jack Straw

1 year ago / 0 comments

Branded “a troublemaker acting with malice aforethought” by the Foreign Office after a student trip to Chile, elected LUU President, and later banned from the Union building, Jack Straw is not your average Leeds Alumni, before you even consider his stint as Home Secretary. The Gryphon got the chance to … Read More

Interview: Jack Straw

6 years ago / 0 comments

Formerly President of Leeds University Union and one of Britain’s most senior politicians, Jack Straw spoke to Beckie Smith about the Iraq war, student politics and being banned from the Union.