Tag: Boris Johnson

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Should the NHS be privatised?

A recent investigation has revealed over 100 NHS primary care buildings are owned by private firms registered in tax havens, bringing the long enduring question of the NHS’s proposed privatisation to the forefront once again. It is rather ironic how the NHS pays millions in rent each year to firms who barely pay any taxes,…

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Has Boris forgotten about the vulnerable?

Boris Johnson has announced it’s time we live with Covid-19. But he hasn’t told us how. The perception our prime minister, weakened by scandals, is trying to appease to his backbenchers is not all that farfetched. Many of these backbenchers have businesses and investments impacted by Covid-19 restrictions and wish for life to return to…

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Concrete: Writing History

When we write for Concrete, we want to be up to date and reflect on the issues of the moment. However, for this article I want to take a look back, into history. I am currently halfway through my history degree, and I have learnt a lot about how my subject functions and creates its…

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Boris Johnson unmasked at COP26

Boris Johnson was seen unmasked during COP26 events this week. Despite representing the United Kingdom on the world stage, Boris Johnson was unable to commit to basic health measures whilst attending the global summit. Pictures of the prime minister sitting next to a masked David Attenborough have gone viral on the internet, leading many to…

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