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We’re out!

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On the day we finally leave the EU, Conservative Society President Stephen Dawes considers what's next for the UK....

Deliberating Lib dems

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Following Sam Gyimah’s claim that the Liberal Democrats are the party of business, writers Faye Navesey and Dominic Lee discuss the steadiness of the party’s political...

Out of Order – John Bercow

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On 31 October, one promise to leave was kept. John Bercow stood down. The news was met by a mixture of delight and despair, as is the new normal when anything is announced in UK...

Newcastle prepares for a no-deal Brexit

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With a no-deal Brexit becoming increasingly more likely, Newcastle City Council have expressed their concerns. These include the increased use of food banks, a struggle for...

Parliament Prorogation: why all the fuss?

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Prorogation is an official mechanism that is used to end a session of parliament. Typically, it lasts only a short time until parliamentary proceedings begin again with a new...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Best Brexit moment of 2018

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2018 will be looked upon as a critical year in Britain’s exit of the European Union. Whilst the entire Brexit saga appears to be frustratingly tedious, for the political nerds...

Brexit, regrexit

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They say that it is always darkest before the dawn. Or in the case of Brexit, wildly unpredictable. Following two years of negotiations, the EU and the UK have finally reached a...

Brexit: time for another vote?

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Nicola Sturgeon recently announced that she would back another referendum. Our writers debate if another vote is necessary...