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Why the Youth Won’t Vote Tory

It’s a well-known fact amongst pollsters and psephologists, that for the Tory party, under 40’s are an elusive demographic to say the least. Seemingly,...
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Tories Unveil £20bn Annual Boost for NHS

Theresa May has announced that the Conservative government will deliver a £20bn annual boost to NHS funding. The funding will come in the form of...
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Cannabis Oil Returned to 12 Year Old Epileptic Boy

After initially being confiscated from his mother at customs, a severely epileptic boy has had his cannabis oil medication returned. UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid...
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Theresa May: Gone in 30 Days?

Today, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill saw several key amendments voted on in the House of Commons. These originated from the House of Lords. There...
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Charity and Compassion: Against an Opt-out Donation System (Speech)

In light of Scotland's move towards an 'opt-out' system of organ donation, here is the transcript of a speech given by Jake Scott during...
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Scotland Moving Towards ‘Opt-Out’ Organ Donation System

Legislation has been brought forward at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood for the introduction of an 'opt-out' system for organ donation. This proposal would mean...
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The Weekly Roundup – 10th June 2018

This week, our contributors have written on Crypto Ratings, immigration, Birmingham's Pride parade, the US Constitution, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's customs 'backstop' and...
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Police Fail to Catch 4 out of 5 Muggers and Burglars

Official statistics show that police fail to catch four out of five muggers and burglars. Last year, 81,848 police investigations of muggings were unable to...
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May’s Brexit Customs Backstop is Pure Farce

Today, the UK published its backstop plan for trade with the EU after Brexit. This plan would be the fall-back if a full agreement...
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Immigration, Politics and a Culture on the Brink

The Windrush generation. Up until recently, a largely forgotten name for a group of people arriving in Britain to help with the post war...