Public perceptions of MPs and Westminster has rarely ever been so negative, and fewer people are turning out to vote. But what is it about the way politics is conducted in Britain today that has put so many off? Could it be a result of the archaic traditions, shown most prominently at the state opening of … More The Public and Parliament- Why have we lost respect for politicians?
Over the past few years, a new form of political campaigning has emerged in which it is no longer solely down to those in and around the political elite to influence voters. Today it has extended beyond the walls of Westminster, of political commentators and analysts and landed into the hands of individuals, typically with no political experience: celebrities. … More Should Celeb’s Get Involved in Politics?
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Anybody who has remained politically active in the last few years cannot deny that the political climate has become increasingly polarised. … More The Polarisation of Politics