[ESSAY] To what extent does the ‘Westminster model’ still adequately describe the UK political system?

(Written prior to Brexit and as part of my British Politics 2 module) At the dawn of the Liberal Democrat-Conservative coalition, Nick Clegg declared there would be a ‘new politics’ and ‘a new kind of government’.[1] Jeremy Corbyn claimed his Labour leadership campaign was ‘a vote for change in the way we do politics’.[2] The … More [ESSAY] To what extent does the ‘Westminster model’ still adequately describe the UK political system?

Hope over hate: Battle against radicalisation

We stood in solidarity with France, with Belgium and now Germany join the growing list of European countries that have suffered at the hands of religious fundamentalism. The military battle against Daesh rages on across the middle east in the likes of Syria and Iraq. The battle against the so called Islamic state rages everyday … More Hope over hate: Battle against radicalisation