Pollution hotspot

Tweet The seaside town of Eastbourne used to tempt the likes of city dwellers to leave the urban smog in search of cleaner air. Unfortunately now, Eastbourne has been listed amongst 44 other UK towns and cities, which breach World Health Organisation’s guidelines on air quality, and has been highlighted as a ‘’pollution hotspot’’. The new research shows that the levels of lethal particulates (PM2.5s), which are extremely small bits of liquid or solid suspended in the air, exceeds the limit of 10 micrograms per cubic metre of air in…

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The British electoral system explained

Tweet There are 650 constituencies (areas) in the United Kingdom and our political voting structure goes by the First Past The Post system. The candidate or party with the most votes in the country or neighbourhood wins. Sometimes a by-election is held when a minister representing a constituency dies or resigns- but until a new member of parliament is chosen, matters are dealt with by a neighbouring MP of the same party. There were five by-elections between 2017 and 2019, one of them being when labour candidate Ruth Jones replaced…

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