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Edith Cavell hosts Learning Disability vote event

Learning Disability Nursing students from the School of Health Sciences (HSC) held an event on Saturday 3 June to inform local people with learning disabilities about voting in the upcoming general election. The event aimed to encourage individuals to vote by supporting them in understanding the policies proposed by political parties. Throughout the day attendees were…

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Why May won’t debate

After watching The Battle For Number 10, Question Time and the BBC Election Debate one thing has become clear; May doesn’t mix with politicians. It seems our current Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party doesn’t want to join in with the others. She has refused to debate with political candidates. She says squabbling…

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Students criticise May’s immigration policy

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the Conservative Party intends to reduce net migration to below 100,000 per year has been called unfair by international students. The target is included under an array of plans which are focused on creating “A country that comes together.” The manifesto explicitly states that “overseas students will remain in…

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UEA students encouraged to vote

UEA students have been encouraged to register to vote by the SU, local candidates, and fellow students. The SU say they spoke to over 650 students about registering to vote last week. SU Campaigns and Democracy Officer Amy Rust said that it was “crucial” students register, especially with the election being held at “a busy…

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