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Modern day slavery in Britain must be dealt with

Modern day slavery is a scourge on modern day Britain that needs to be stamped out immediately. Immigration is a hot topic at the moment with politicians left, right and centre taking a harsh stance and promising to impose restrictions. However, politicians are largely silent on the issue of slavery, which is unfortunately still a […]

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Margaret Thatcher doesn’t need a museum

The late Margaret Thatcher and everything that she stood for – democracy, a strong state and privatisation – is still a thorn in the side of many Britons, especially those who bore the brunt of her most stringent nationalisation policies. Her funeral cost the taxpayer £3.6 million, and £15 million is the figure that has […]

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UKIP: The threat to the two-party system

The two main parties in British politics are in dire need of a wake up call. Their leaders are more concerned with taking chunks out of each other during Prime Minister’s Questions than actually maintaining, or gaining, voter support. However, now that UKIP and Nigel Farage are increasing their notoriety on a now daily basis, […]

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The end appears to be approaching for the Labour Party

In 1900 the Labour party was formed in Scotland and stood for the working classes. One hundred and fourteen years later it is in complete meltdown and is no longer sure of what it stands for. Keir Hardie must be turning in his grave vigorously like a man possessed by extreme night terrors. The resignations […]

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Politics in the Post-Referendum World

The Scottish Referendum was a triumph for modern democracy, considering that most general election turnouts tend to be less than 45 per cent, and this vote roused an astonishing 84 per cent of Scots to leave their sofas and rally to the ballot boxes. With the May 2015 general election now only seven months away, […]