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Forcing firms to declare foreign workers is immoral and reckless

This week, Home Secretary Amber Rudd executed a U-turn on her widely criticised policy requiring British firms to declare the foreign workers on their books. This was following on from…

Regressive education policy will leave poorer children behind

It has been a big few weeks for education policy in the UK, which started with the controversy over Justine Greening’s new plans for grammar schools. To me this is…

Society holds Clinton to different standards to Trump

Clinton is starting to win empathy from the public over Trump’s sexism, but it may not be enough. Almost 85 million people watched last Monday’s debate between Donald Trump and…

Labour members electing the shadow cabinet would make things worse, not better

The latest attempt by MPs to soothe Labour’s factional battleground has seen them demand the right to elect members to the shadow cabinet. This would mean re-instating the process from…

BDS promotes anti-Semitism, and is harmful to Jewish students

Thursday night at an Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) Student Council meeting a motion was passed with 249 votes for, 153 against, to support BDS. Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions, is…

The ‘Teaching Excellence Framework’ will ruin higher education

On Friday 6 November a green paper outlining plans for a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) was published. Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson, announced that as early as next year,…