Tag: Cabinet

Music, Venue

An interview with King Nun

When I first met Theo Polyzoides, it was in the upstairs of the LCR (who knew it had an upstairs?) and I’d met all the other band members of King Nun on the way in, having spoken to Nathan Gane and Caius Stockley-Young for a few minutes outside while waiting for the interview. It felt…

News

Cabinet Ministers call for league tables to consider diversity

Cabinet Ministers David Limington MP and Chris Skidmore MP have called on universities to address their ethnic disparities or face negative consequences within league table standings. Speaking on the failings of universities to tackle a lack of diversity in the student body, Universities Minister Skidmore said ‘It cannot be right that ethnic minority students are…

Global

Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

Nikki Haley, the former Republican Governor of South Carolina, has said that she will resign from her post at the end of 2018. Despite this announcement, Mrs Haley has given no indication as to why she is resigning, leading to speculation that she is preparing a bid to run for the Republican nomination for the…

Global

Anonymous senior official sheds light on President Trump’s ‘amoral’ leadership

Donald Trump, the US President, has faced strong criticism from an anonymous senior member of his own administration, who published an opinion-editorial in the New York Times describing the President as “amoral,” with his decisions being “impulsive, ill-informed and occasionally reckless.”   The anonymous author described how they are part of the “resistance” working to…

Features

An interview with: Baroness Gillian Shephard of Northwold

A lifetime of political service by Baroness Gillian Shephard Rt Hon was paid tribute to by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with the awarding of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law.  Baroness Shepherd was granted a life peerage in June 2005 after an extensive period serving as Conservative Member of Parliament for South West…

Features

An Interview with: Charles Clarke

The year is 2005. Before Brexit, before Trump, before football came home and before the recession brought New Labour’s glory years to an end. I’m sat in my classroom, having just received a participation certificate and a letter on stamped Commons notepaper acknowledging my entry in then-Home Secretary and my local MP Charles Clarke’s annual…

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