VIDEO: A roundup of todays budget highlights… Credit – Madeline Marlow REACTION: What MPs, key figures and members of the public made of the Chancellor’s statement… Co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas: Summary of environmental measures in #Budget2017 Good (hopefully): Action on plastics Bad: No new support for solar Very Bad: Incredibly weak measures […]
Chancellor Philip Hammond will be presenting his second Budget of 2017 today and the first of the new parliament. He is facing increasing pressure from all sides, with economic forecasts expected to be downgraded, public services coming under further strain, all whilst he is facing growing opposition from the Conservatives pro-Brexit MPs for his support […]
Prime Minister Theresa May faced a fiery House of Commons earlier today following the news that up to 15 Tory MP’s will rebel against the EU withdrawal date. The group, which includes a number of former ministers, have threatened to join forces with Labour to prevent the date of the countries’ proposed EU withdrawal […]
A multimedia journalism project exploring Britain’s Housing Crisis and the lives of those struggling due to unaffordable housing.
Simple questions, simple answers. FAQ’s regarding Syrian conflict, Refugees and Asylum in the UK. Q: Why did the conflict in Syria began? A: Rebel fighters have been fighting for 5 years to depose the 44 year long dictator state of Bashar al-Assad, who was accused of chemical warfare against his own people by the U.N. […]
This is a map displaying the journey that many refugees undertook when fleeing persecution from IS. The almost 3000 mile journey has been under taken by many, with refugees also coming via other routes e.g. through Italy via Greece and Sicily. Read more: Refugee crisis in Bournemouth and beyond. Frequently Asked Questions: Refugees and Asylum […]
The Dorset Race Equality Council confirmed that although there was an immediate increase in reported hate crime following the Brexit vote, this had not been sustained. As a whole, the Dorset area voted leave by 16% on June 23rd, and whilst the result of the vote to leave the European Union may not be […]