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Is the Spring Budget more than flowery rhetoric?

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Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Spring budget last week. Does it stand up to its recent heavy criticism?...

Grammar schools fail children born without privilege

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Sarah Davis addresses the failure of grammar schools and how they present a void of opportunity for poorer children. ...

Brexit and the Higher Education discussion

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Senior figures from North Eastern and Scottish universities have attended a government held meeting to discuss the impact that exiting the European Union will have on higher...

Pivot to Asia?

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The new president has rescinded participation in a major Pacific trade deal. What does this new foreign policy agenda purport? ...

Return of the nudes

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Sarah Davis discusses the return of nudity in Playboy magazine, and what it purports for the female body....

Is history repeating itself?

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With the ascendence of far-right populist politics, Scott Houghton explores parallels with the pre-war world of the 1930s....

Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful, weekly....

Is Corbyn’s Labour Party in flames?

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Labour’s approval ratings has been dire since the referendum. What’s the problem and what needs to be done in the party? ...

Mr Speaker, we need you to be neutral

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Speaker John Bercow has spoken out against President Trump. Sarah Davis argues he is overextending his role....

Laugh or cry: when satire becomes reality

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As real-life politics begins to reflect satire, Alexandra Sadler defends the magic of parody....