(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’. Jeremy Corbyn claimed his Labour leadership campaign was ‘a vote for change in the way we do politics’. The … More [ESSAY] To what extent does the ‘Westminster model’ still adequately describe the UK political system?
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
Dan Hodges of the Mail urged Labour to kill the vampire Jeremy. His former Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn called Corbyn a ‘good and decent man’ but not a ‘leader’ and Cameron compared him to the, ‘it’s just a flesh wound’, black knight from Monty Python. He’s thus far rode out the attempted MP coup, … More Corbyn survives, and may he thrive
In 2008 many Liverpool fans were angered at the poor running of the club by its American Owner George Gillett and Tom Hicks. The pair allowed debts to rise whilst on the pitch results suffered leading to a rise in tensions with fan favourite manager Rafa Benitez. As a result many fans joined the Spirit … More The Fading Spirit of Shankly
It’s been a roller-coaster story of unpaid wages, fan protest and FA ruled unfit chairman with the inevitable ending being months in the making. Hereford United ceased to exist as a club as a High Court judge wound them up over an unpaid tax bill believed to be around the £116,000 mark. The question from … More Bulls Put Out To Pasture