Political Science

Vince Cable Elected Lib Dem Leader Unopposed

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has become the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. He was the only candidate. The 74-year-old former business secretary said he wanted to...

Politicians Who Shocked The System By Joining Forces

Phillip Othen | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Politics

We live in deeply polarised political times, where the left and right have so little respect for each other that their discourse can easily descend in...

'Many' Students Voted Twice In The General Election, Tory MP Claims

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A long-standing Tory MP has accused students of voting twice in the General Election, saying many “boasted” about it on social media. Speaking du...

Theresa May's Speech "Could've Been Taken Out of Mein Kampf" Says Vince Cable

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s attack on international citizens “could have been taken out of Mein Kampf”, Lib Dem leadership candidate Vince Cable has claimed i...

Sunday Show Round Up: Pressure On Theresa May Over Pay Cap

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Michael Gove was the main guest on Marr this morning and he used his appearance to suggest the government could support a lifting...

For Jeremy Corbyn's Right-Hand Man, Control Of The Labour Party Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Politics

His booming stump speeches, delivered in a broad Geordie accent, placed Ian Lavery firmly in the hearts and minds of Jeremy Corbyn loyalists on the ca...

The Waugh Zone Thursday June 29, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. PAY DAY MAY DAY Another day, another rudderless shipwreck on the high seas of public opinion and policy. Yes, the Government mess over its public...

Theresa May Wrote The 'World's Worst Manifesto,' Says Former Tory Chairman Grant Shapps

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s manifest the “world’s worst manifesto” and the Conservative Party will never win a general election again if it fails to learn t...

The Waugh Zone Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. TOWER HORROR The grim news of the Grenfell Tower disaster is set to become even grimmer. I’m told by a London council source that the emergency...

This Was Our Election, Say Young First Time Voters

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

We have yet to see a breakdown of the voting demographic, however some young people are already claiming the 2017 election as theirs. We spoke to 18 t...

What's Next For UK Prime Minister Theresa May After Stunning Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

British Prime Minister Theresa May will attempt to cling to power by persuading one of the UK’s smaller political parties to back her in parliamenta...

John McDonnell Says Labour Wants To Form A Minority Government

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour wants to form a minority government and will challenge the SNP, the Lib Dems and Green Party to support it, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell ha...

Everything You Need To Know About Election Day, Answered.

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

With just hours to go until the polls close, the UK is deciding which political party should be in power. Millions of people applied to vote in the r...

The UK General Election Explained For Americans (And Brits Who Don't Like Politics)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

On Thursday people across the UK will form an orderly queue (that’s a line) at their local polling booth, vote, make a cup of tea and then complain ...

Nick Clegg Tells Labour MPs To Be 'Brave' And 'Leave Labour Behind' After Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

Less than five minutes out of London St Pancras, a tree has fallen on the line and is threatening to delay Nick Clegg’s journey back to Sheffield wh...

Tory Voter ID Requirement Could 'Deny A Vote To Millions', Electoral Body Warns

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

Conservative plans to stop people from voting if they don’t have photo ID has been criticised by the Electoral Reform Society who argue it is an unn...

Theresa May Makes Grab For Centre Ground With Manifesto

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said there is no such thing as “Mayism” only “good solid Conservatism”, as she published the Tory manifesto which rejected “...

Vince Cable Says Creation Of New Party Depends On How Lib Dems Perform At The Election

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has said the creation of a new political party in the UK depends on how the Liberal Democrats perform at the general election. In an inter...

Sunday Show Round-Up: Michael Fallon Talking 'B****cks', Labour's Robin Hood Tax And Michael Gove Loves Boris Again

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Emily Thornberry was up on Marr to discuss Labour’s plans for an “ethical foreign policy.” Those ethics did not extend to c...

Theresa May 'Just Doesn’t Like People', Says Tim Farron

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Politics

Tim Farron missed the exact moment Theresa May sprung her surprise general election - because he was in the air, flying to Cornwall. But the Lib Dem l...

Tory MP Threatens To Help Abolish Agency That Pushed Expenses Scandal 'Witch-Hunt'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

A Tory MP exonerated in the election expenses probe has threatened to help abolish the agency that investigated him. Karl McCartney, who faced inquiri...

7 Dubious Things About Donald Trump's Stunning Firing Of James Comey

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has fired James Comey, the head of the FBI who was leading the investigation into links between the president’s associates and Russian ...

Rich White Men Celebrate After Voting To Strip Healthcare From Millions Of Sick People

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

The Republican-led House on Thursday narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), leaving mi...

Thousands Of Students May Miss Out On Chance To Vote In General Election

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of young people may miss the chance to have their say in the General Election because they are not registered to vote, campaigners have warn...

Lib Dems And Greens Form Anti-Tory Progressive Alliance In Brighton

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics

A loose progressive alliance is emerging ahead of the general election, after the Lib Dems decided not to stand against Caroline Lucas in Brighton Pav...