Tag : question time

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

8 months ago / 0 comments

The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

Surprising Unity Despite Political Divides

3 years ago / 0 comments

  The Union’s Political Societies debated key issues, from tax Credits to the EU, at Friday’s Question Time debate which was chaired by Politics student Edward Hardy. The issue of cuts to tax credits saw the political societies united. All of the societies involved opposed the moves with the Conservative … Read More

Review: LUU Leadership Race question time

4 years ago / 0 comments

Candidates running for next year’s leadership roles in Leeds University Union got the chance to expand upon their manifestos yesterday in Candidate Question Time, which took place between 1.00pm and 5.30pm in the Union. Voting starts on Monday 9th March and ends on Thursday 12th March. The results will be … Read More

News | Vice Chancellor faces students' questions

5 years ago / 0 comments

Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands came under fire from students over a range of issues this evening at Vice Chancellor’s Question Time. Sir Langlands was questioned on a range of hot topics from his pay package to the future of Healthcare courses. One student, Emma, asked over social media why … Read More

News | In Pictures – Leadership Race candidates face Question Time

5 years ago / 0 comments

This year’s Leadership Race candidates faced the annual Question Time last Wednesday, where they were grilled about their policies and manifestos. LS was there to bring a break down of each candidate section. Tyron Louw LS Editor: Editor candidates Jasmine Andersson and Max Bruges want to introduce a weekly social … Read More

News | Councillors grilled at Question Time

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds City Councillors were scrutinised by students on Wednesday. Councillors were questioned on issues including housing, transport and crime. Labour Councillor Neil Walshaw announced the introduction of an Oyster Card scheme from 2015/16. He called for “sustained investment” in public transport, cycle lanes and a bus network, adding that it … Read More

Comment | We need the pomp and pantomime of PMQs

5 years ago / 0 comments

Prime Ministers Questions come once a week and whether you’re a political novice or expert, they should always be an essential watch. Prime Ministers Questions, often referred to as PMQs, often come under fire as a waste of parliamentary time in which the leader of the opposition and the Prime … Read More

Leadership Race 2013: Candidate Question Time

6 years ago / 0 comments

On Wednesday, the Union hosted the annual Candidates’ Question Time event. The debate, hosted by LSTV’s Andrew Seddon, provided a platform for students running in this year’s Leadership Race to express their views and answer questions. Candidates are running for one of six positions in the student Executive as well … Read More