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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Local Election Broadcasts 2013: Liberal Democrats, UKIP

Liberal Democrats Like the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrat election broadcasts highlight on their policies in government. The sole policy was the increase in the zero-rated personal allowance that reduced the … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Local Election Broadcasts 2013: Conservative, Labour

Variations and vicissitudes in local politics mean national parties reflect nationwide concerns, even in local election campaigns. Our television screens have been breached by political broadcasts for local elections on … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

University of Bath SU NUS Referendum Result

The University of Bath Students’ Union has voted to remain affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS). On a turnout of 1,217 students in the referendum, or 7.8% of … Continue reading

April 27, 2013

Labour’s Plan B

The main form of Labour’s nebulous economic policy is Plan B, alternately called the ‘Five Point Plan for Jobs and Growth’, in opposition to what Labour sees as Chancellor George … Continue reading

April 23, 2013

Ancient and Modern Price Controls

Price controls have been part of human civilisation since the dawn of codified legal statutes. The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi was issued about 4,000 years ago and contained a constellation of minimum … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘No to NUS’ University of Bath Manifesto

If you’re one of the 99.6% of University of Bath students that did not vote in NUS Delegate elections, or one of the many thousands that did not buy the … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 9 Comments

Self-Censorship

The BBC has decided to not fully play Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead, a song which centres an anti-Thatcher campaign, on its Radio 1 Official Chart Show. Instead, a … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment