29 NOV 2016
Politics is an integral part of our everyday lives, with new laws being proposed on a daily basis. These laws can have an influence both domestically and on an international scale. In the 2015 general election, only 43% of 18-24 year olds turned out to cast their vote.
21 JUL 2016
Justine Greening has been appointed as education secretary in Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle. Ms Greening replaces Nicky Morgan, who has served in the role for the previous two years. She was tipped to be a likely candidate for Education Secretary after the new Prime Minister said she was keen to assign more women to top cabinet positions.
19 APR 2016
Fair admissions campaigner and Bristol teacher Christine Townsend is standing as mayor to fight for fairer school admissions. The election offers her a platform to campaign against admissions practices that stop poorer children getting places.
18 SEP 2015
When Ed Milliband stepped down as the leader of the opposition following an unsuccessful general election, few had anticipated that his successor would be Jeremy Corbyn, a committed Labour councillor since 1983 and five-time winner of the Parliamentary Beard of the Year.