by Cameron Wall Around one quarter of the NHS’ disease burden is caused by mental health cases and one in four people will experience some kind of mental health issue each year. Such illnesses affect us individually, of course, but they also have a profound affect on the people close to us; friends, family members, partners and colleagues. The way […]
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As the debate over the Hunting Ban resurfaces following David Cameron’s pledge to offer a free vote on the issue , anti- Tory agitators have been quick to hijack the mood. Following an online poll to debate the issue on Facebook, mixed messages of both support for the repeal and constructive comments from those against, quickly transcended into vile anti- Cameron […]
While we’re busy enjoying the first majority Conservative government for nearly two decades it can be easy to forget the previous five years of being beholden to the Lib Dems. There are always small reminders, however, of the unwelcome legacy that they left behind. One of the most egregious of these saw the party shoehorn an amendment into the Consumer […]
This year to date has proven to be a nightmare year for opinion polling companies across Europe. The Scottish Referendum in September 2014 turned out to be difficult to predict, although opinion polling companies such as YouGov came close to predicting the final outcome. The recent Israeli election, combined with the recent General Elections in both the United Kingdom […]
Parliament Street’s Mo Metcalf-Fisher writes about the challenges facing the United Kingdom in relation to border control and immigration. Check out the blog here. With thanks to The Freedom Association (TFA).
As polling day gets ever closer, Parliament Street took some time out to share some photos from the campaign trail. If there’s one thing that unites activists from all political backgrounds, it’s the hell that comes from the following letterboxes… 1. The annoying sideways letterbox 2. As if number 1 couldn’t get any worse….. The annoying sideways letterbox + knocker 3. […]
Parliament Street discusses the role zero-hour contracts are playing in Labour’s election campaign and why it must be challenged. ‘Zero-hours contracts’- it’s a term that keeps appearing this election. Despite Labour’s commitment to making it ‘a thing’, it’s not some new phenomenon and it’s one campaign the Conservatives really need to prevent from hitting the mainstream. Particularly when three-quarters of the rise […]