(If you have studied basic political philosophy, feel free to jump to paragraph four!)
Why should I obey the law? Social contract theory suggests that the answer lies in the fact that I have – at some point – given my consent to being governed. Having consented, I thus have a duty to submit to […]
There was a small flurry on the twittersphere last week. It was the result of the sixtieth defeat of the government in the House of Lords. The matter at hand was the government’s – or more accurately, the Tory party’s – attempt to change the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies and reduce the number of […]
“All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.” Spike Milligan
“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” Thomas Jefferson
RT @theobertram Now there's been a Tory in No10 for 7 years, I can't believe the appetite on the left - my side - to eat itself has grown, not diminished.
RT @mrjohnofarrell 18 year olds; if you screwed up your A levels, just remember your parents' generation gave you debt, no housing & Brexit so they can shut up
I'm no Burnham cheerleader but 5 London MPs at the exclusion of the Mayor of our second city sends the wrong messag… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
£5,800 interest before even finishing a degree?! Can you imagine the response if the government were pumping up mor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
This is an absolute scandal. We were sold our student loans on the promise that it would be the best debt we ever g… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @Tony_Robinson Frictionless trade? What a brilliant idea! Why don't we join up with a lot of other European countries who want the same thing?