Tag : Parliament

Who Is Guy Fawkes Again?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot, we see no reason why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot. The 5th of November, or ‘Bonfire Night’, is a day which is firmly marked in the calendar for anyone who lives in the UK. There are countless firework displays … Read More

Philip Green named as businessman at the heart of British #MeToo scandal

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Two weeks ago an old man strode into a teen clothing shop, spotted a pink pop-up stand promoting a collection of feminist essays and, offended to his misogynistic core, demanded that staff tear it down 20 minutes after its erection. A week on from his tantrum in Topshop (which he … Read More

In Conversation With: Fabian Hamilton

1 year ago / 0 comments

First running for Leeds North-East in 1992, Fabian Hamilton has held the seat since 1997. For the past twenty years, he’s worked tirelessly for the people of his constituency, earning his place in the shadow cabinet from 2016 with the new position of Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament. Editor-in-Chief … Read More

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi addresses students at LUU PakSoc event

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week, the former Minister of Faith and Communities and Leeds alumni, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi spoke as a guest for an event hosted by LUU Pakistani Society. The event on Thursday, which was publicised as ‘An Audience with Baroness Warsi’, aimed to celebrate the Baroness’ achievements as the first British Asian Muslim … Read More

Against the Bruce Amendment on abortion

4 years ago / 0 comments

On Monday 23rd February, Conservative MP Fiona Bruce proposed her amendment to the 1967 Abortion Act. which would clarify that abortions on the basis of gender were illegal in the UK. Bruce has been leading this campaign for a while and sadly my initial reaction to this amendment was that … Read More

Big Debate: Adam and Even

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Cameron’s promises for a reformed parliament in 2005 seem a distant memory, with 75% of Commons MPs being men. Big Debate asks, should there be legislative quotas to get more women in parliament?   YES: Alice Smart Anybody who visits the House of Commons will not find a chamber … Read More