Tag : liberal democrats

Calls for a return to the centre are only felt by a misguided elite

2 months ago / 0 comments

The nation’s favourite former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, this week took a well-earned rest from cashing in on his premiership and speculated that his former party was beyond rescuing from the neo-Marxist cult that now runs it. Such observations from a man who won three elections as Labour leader inevitably … Read More

68% of Leeds University staff ‘likely to vote Labour’

4 years ago / 0 comments

An election survey by Times Higher Education (THE) has revealed that almost 3/4 of staff at the University will vote for the Labour party this Thursday. The survey, which was released online gained 1,019 responses from higher education staff across ten UK universities. The data showed that 46 per cent of … Read More

Comment | Roll Up, Roll Up, Student Livelihoods For Sale!

5 years ago / 0 comments

Amongst the diverse range of public assets to be privatised by the Coalition Government (these include Royal Mail and NHS Plasma Supply), Student Loans is the latest target by which the government is attempting to raise revenue and boost investment. With Ed Milliband appearing as Prime-Ministerial as ever (thanks to … Read More

Comment | Lies, Damn Lies and Lobbying

5 years ago / 0 comments

When it comes to politics, I believe that the liberty to peacefully campaign and petition the government is integral to maintaining the  we value so much in our society. So naturally, I was appalled to hear of the current anti-lobbying bill the Liberal Democrat party are attempting to pass. This … Read More

Clegg apologises for fees U-turn

6 years ago / 0 comments

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has apologised to students for breaking his party’s pre-election pledge on tuition fees.