Political Science

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...

Poorest Households Pay More In Taxes Than The Richest 10%, New Figures Reveal

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s poorest households pay more of their incomes in taxes than the very richest, official figures reveal today. The latest release from the Of...

French Citizens In London Complain Of 'Three Hour Wait' To Vote

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK

French citizens living in London have complained of three hour long waits to vote in the presidential elections. Voters said they felt organisers were...

These 13 MPs Voted Against Holding A Snap General Election On June 8

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics

MPs this afternoon voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing Theresa May to hold a snap general election on June 8. While 522 MPs decided to allow th...

MPs Vote for Snap General Election On June 8

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics

A general election will take place on June 8, after MPs overwhelmingly voted in favour of giving Theresa May the authority to call a snap poll. The pr...

Here's How The SNP Think A 'Progressive Alliance' Could Block Tory Election Landslide

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron are being urged to join forces and unite to block a landslide election win for the Conservatives. Scottish First Ministe...

Sean Spicer Apologises Again For 'Inexcusable' Hitler Comments

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Politics

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has described his comments about Adolf Hitler as “inexcusable and reprehensible”, as he again apologised f...

May: Livingstone Row Shows Labour 'Long Way' From Power

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has seized on Labour’s failure to expel Ken Livingstone as proof of that the Opposition is “a long way away from the common, centre gr...

NHS And Social Care Faces Turmoil Unless Funding Pumped In, Warns Lords Report

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Politics

A “shocking” lack of planning by the Government is placing the future of the health service at risk, a Lords committee warned today. A damning rep...

Analysis: How Ken Livingstone Cheated Political Death Again

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Politics

He found 1980s fame as “Red Ken” and scored a Millennial resurrection as “Citizen Ken”. If he’d been expelled from the Labour party (for a s...

Why America’s Sick Health Care System Turns British Conservatives Queasy

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

If the cornerstones of your culture include the world’s most famous spy, its best-loved wizard and the band that redefined pop music, it might seem ...

Michael Flynn Must Really Regret This Previous Comment On Immunity

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

Michael Flynn, who briefly served as Donald Trump’s national security advisor, is seeking immunity from prosecution in exchange for helping those in...

Labour Hopes To Block Cameron Speechwriter From Joining Party To Oust Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics

Labour will try to block David Cameron’s former speechwriter from joining the party, after she said she wanted to help oust Jeremy Corbyn in the int...

Momentum Organiser Tells Labour MPs To Not Block Party Members From Picking Corbyn's Successor

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MPs must not prevent party members from choosing Jeremy Corbyn’s successor, a senior Momentum leader says. In an interview with The Huffingto...

Corbyn So Bad 'He Makes IDS Look Like JFK' - Farron Says

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has launched his strongest attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, describing him as a politician “who makes ...

30% Of Tory Activists Would Welcome Scottish Independence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Politics

Fewer than a third of Tory activists believe that an independent Scotland would cause “serious damage” to the rest of the UK, a new poll has found...