The EU referendum vote took place over a year ago on the 23rd of June 2016 and with migration part of the political dialog around Brexit, the question remains of how have things changed for local people in Bournemouth now that Article 50 has officially been triggered and Bournemouth is experiencing the afterward of the […]
A radio documentary exploring whether Brexit has made Britain become more anti-foreigner.
This documentary examines the representation of the leave campaign in some sections of the media before, during and after the referendum.
It’s early morning and a light February frost is gradually dissolving as the weak and drowsy sun rises above the Dorset coast. Organic farmer Adam Simon is battling icy cold winds to feed his Red Devon steers as stormy, deep grey clouds march in-land. It’s clear a storm is brewing here, “sort of like the […]
On Thursday the 5th May 2011, there was a referendum on the voting system we use to elect MPs to the House of Commons. A referendum asks you to vote yes or no to a proposal. For this referendum, we all received a ballot paper with this question: At present, the UK uses the ‘first past the […]
I want to say it hasn’t been a good year for the Liberal Democrats, but that’s the problem. When the Conservatives and Lib Dems formed a coaliation nearly a year ago on the 12th of May, it looked like all their dreams come true. With the 2012 Alternative Vote referendum result being a decisive ‘No’, […]
Today, thousands of the British public are voting for a referendum. The last referendum happened in 1975, where the population decided with 65% of the vote to stay in the European Union. Today, we vote whether to keep the First Past The Post (FPTP) voting system, or vote for change with the new Alternative Voting […]