Is the UK electoral system fair?

Tweet The debate on the way we decide local and national elections in East Sussex is now more heated than ever. “It frustrates me when we are told we have this fantastic democratic system when, quite frankly, we don’t,” said James from Hastings. In 2017, a petition calling for a change to the voting system hit 100,000 signatures, meaning it had to be discussed in Parliament. Under the current voting system it doesn’t look likely that Labour and the Conservatives will loosen their grip on Hastings. In the latest general…

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Boris Johns-GONE?

Theresa May is facing heavy pressure to sack Boris Johnson amid concerns his comments regarding a British-Iranian charity worker could extend her jail sentence by five years.
Nazanin-Zaghari Ratcliffe was arrested on a family holiday in Iran last year on charges of spying, a claim that is heavily denied by the British Government and her family.
Last week, however, Johnson told MPs that she was “teaching people journalism”, which was quickly used by the Iranian regime as proof that Ratcliffe was “spreading propaganda” against the state. A second trial has been scheduled.

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Madame Tussauds unveil PM waxwork

Tweet By Sam Smith Madame Tussauds has today unveiled a waxwork of Theresa May. The Prime Minister’s sculpture is depicted stepping outside the doorway to 10 Downing Street and will stand alongside other world leaders. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will meet with May alongside other European Union leaders to continue Brexit negotiations on Thursday, and US President Donald Trump have also earned waxwork representations at the London attraction. British designer Amanda Wakeley designed and fitted the sculpture’s red suit. The Prime Minister donned the well-recognised outfit for her first…

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