“On Wednesday, Home Secretary Sajid Javid wrote to the family of Shamima Begum- a teenager who travelled from London to Syria in 2015 to join ISIS. In this letter, Javid announced that he had decided to revoke their daughter’s citizenship- stating that the nineteen year old’s Bangladeshi heritage means she can apply for citizenship their… The question that remains is whether Javid made the right decision.”
“2018 was, without a doubt, a rollercoaster of a year. Many would argue that Brexit negotiations have progressed no further, more cabinet divisions have ensued, and Labour has failed to offer a strong alternative to this Conservative government. This begs the question- will 2019 be any better? Below are some of the possibilities that could be in store for the year ahead.”
‘Faltering talks with Brussels and concerns over the final outcome have given impetus to calls for a People’s Vote; a final say on the terms of the the Brexit deal, including a no deal. On Saturday, supporters will attend a ‘March for the Future’ in London to push for a second referendum. So, what are the arguments for and against a ‘People’s Vote’ and which side are you on?’ Ethan Moxam and George Royce go head to head.
“Consequently, it’s very hard to determine who has the upper foot for when PMQ’s resume on Wednesday.” Joe Monk considers the lessons learnt from the party conferences.
“The 2018 Annual Labour Conference made waves across Britain’s political landscape this week, with Brexit taking centre stage. Delegates for Labour’s annual conference gathered in Liverpool, which revealed Labour’s stance on Brexit along with new radical policies proposed by senior members.”
“The shadow chancellor addressed the 150th Trade Union Congress and said that a Labour government would give these workers the same employment rights as those in full employment.” Ethan Moxam explores John McDonnell’s speech to the TUC.
“Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a number of new Labour policies designed to reform the landscape of the British media. The first scheme being a new tax that could be levied on tech giants such as Google, Netflix, Facebook and Amazon. “ Ethan Moxam explains.
“If today has proved one thing, it’s the importance of expectation management.” Matthew Waterfield explores the results of the local council elections.
"Clarity over Brexit is something that the British public have craved for some time. Now 20 months since the referendum, the Labour party have again offered their stance on how they think we should navigate these negotiations." Oli Ratcliffe delves into the details of Corbyn's recent speech on Brexit.