Posts for Politics
Plastic straw and stirrer ban – but not quite yet!
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move. Following an […]
European elections guide: what’s actually on the ballot paper?
Shutterstock Paula Keaveney, Edge Hill University Despite plans to go ahead with Brexit, the UK will now participate in elections to the European Parliament on May 23. Voting in this […]
European elections: a beginner’s guide to the vote
EPA. Tatiana Coutto, University of Warwick The European Parliament elections are not unlike cricket. Both can last for quite a few days and it can be pretty hard to understand […]
Legislation to end puppy and kitten farming in Parliament today
New legislation to end puppy and kitten farming will be laid in Parliament today (13 May), the Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced. Known as ‘Lucy’s Law’, it will mean […]
Why Britain should beware of charismatic leaders promising easy Brexit solutions
Stefan Stern, City, University of London and Jon Stokes, University of Oxford “Why don’t you resign?” shouted a heckler at the prime minister during the Conservative party’s Welsh conference, before […]