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 […]
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 […]
A short radio documentary exploring the assisted dying debate in the UK and the impact of the Marris bill.
Conservative MP Christopher Chope has stated the Prime Minister has wanted support in extending Airstrikes into Syria for ‘some time’. The last few weeks have seen the airstrike bombing of the ISIL in Syria rapidly grow from proposal to action; abruptly beginning mere hours after the vote was passed with overwhelming majority. The […]
David Cameron’s abrupt call for the Syrian airstrikes vote came into action and was suggested, debated, voted on and promptly passed in a mere amount of weeks. The action, and subsequently the overwhelming 174 votes in favour of its launch, have caused a clear divide in public opinion with some condemning them while others commended […]