In spite of its current state of precarious chaos brought about through years of unforgivable mismanagement, the UK still has much to be grateful for in its National Health Service. You don’t have to search […]
The Almeria province in Spain produces around 3.5 million tonnes of fruit and vegetables per year, with over half of this being exported. The region has been branded ‘sea of plastic’ due to the abundance […]
We live in a climate where the media is constantly driving a wedge between young and old, demonising the lazy and wasteful millennials whilst portraying baby boomers as the Brexit-generation, intolerant and angry. The “ok […]
The Labour leadership and deputy leadership election ended unexpectedly on April 4th. The new leader, Keir Starmer, and Deputy, Angela Rayner, had to publish acceptance videos on their social media pages as a result of […]
University of Leeds alumnus Keir Starmer was elected on Saturday as the new leader of the Labour Party. As a result, the five-year reign of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party is over.
At the end of Corbyn’s leadership, he has left a somewhat difficult legacy for Labour, with the anti-Semitism crisis still rumbling, Momentum monopolising power in the party and two failed elections, the last of which saw Labour lose 59 constituencies and its worst defeat since the 1930’s.
As I interview Hilary Benn, MP for Leeds Central, it is obvious that he’s been here many times before. Having held the same office for twenty years, Benn is a seasoned politician. Perhaps this comes […]
December’s General Election was the final climax of three political years where everything and nothing seemed to change on a daily basis. The Conservatives’ now massive majority means the days of impending government collapse and […]
The Labour party is facing annihilation; everyone seems to agree on this, but few have truly internalised it. Much of the Left have almost immediately relapsed into the banal optimism of the Corbyn project and […]
Sir Keir Starmer is currently the front-runner in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party. An alumnus at the University of Leeds for a Bachelor of Law, LSTV and The […]
“I don’t like losing. The last election was a catastrophic loss, the country needs better,” says Dawn Butler, the Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities and MP for Brent Central. She is the […]
Fabian Hamilton, MP for Leeds West, is the latest MP to endorse Emily Thornberry ( Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Affairs) in the Labour Leadership race. Thornberry has also been nominated […]
On the 12th December 2019, the inevitable finally happened. Labour’s red wall came crashing down in quite spectacular fashion. The former coal mining town of Blyth Valley was the first of the night to turn […]