Chris Olewicz notes the lack of specialist knowledge at the EU candidate hustings at the University of Sheffield.
Harry Matthews of the Liberal Democrat Society at the University looks at policy with the hope of furthering the core values of the Liberal Democrat party
After the humiliating defeat of the Alternative Vote last year, you might think that supporters of electoral reform should keep quiet. After all, only 32% of the 42% of the electorate who bothered to vote actually supported changing the electoral system. Some may argue that
Article by Chris Olewicz.
In mid-April 2012, surveys released by a number of polling organisations suggested that, were a general election to take place, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) would receive more votes than the Liberal Democrats, and take their place as the third party of British politics.[i] Subsequent
In this article Fran Hinton poses a question about the role of Britain in Europe: will we be a nation of isolation or participation? She argues that whilst the EU cannot be regarded as perfect, in regards to the welfare of British citizens and the wealth of our nation, the EU has played a central role in bringing prosperity to Britain. In conclusion, we are stronger together than apart.
Over the past year, the Coalition government has been instrumental in expanding academies and free schools throughout the country and with 24 free schools opening this year alone and over 203 academies currently in existence, it begs the question of what actually are free schools
At Lib Dem conference the focus is on demonstrating what has been achieved in coalition, as the party is often stifled by being the smaller partner. This is generally done very effectively, and the party has a number of achievements it should be proud of.
A message from Liberal Youth Sheffield
Canvas asks Liberal Youth to paint their political landscape with regards to Law and Order, in particular as to how the Liberal Democrats would tackle anti-social behaviour.