UK General Election: Where the parties are appealing to young people (and where they are not!)

  • Posted on 30th April 2015
UK General Election: Where the parties are appealing to young people (and where they are not!)

Research released by the UK Electoral Commission in summer 2014 said that up to 7.5 million eligible people had not yet registered. Despite a major “use your vote” drive in recent weeks as the election campaign has swung into action, there will probably still be millions of voters who have effectively disenfranchised themselves from going to the ballot box on…

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From fracking to fuel switching: Where are the energy and climate political dividing lines in this election?

  • Posted on 30th March 2015
From fracking to fuel switching: Where are the energy and climate political dividing lines in this election?

Energy and environmental policies have been a regular talking-point during the period in office of this coalition government. Most of the public will have heard of David Cameron’s ambition that his should be the “greenest government ever”, while few speeches from Ed Miliband have grabbed the spotlight in the manner his “price freeze” party conference speech did in September 2013….

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Tech matters – a look ahead to the General Election and beyond

  • Posted on 2nd March 2015
Tech matters – a look ahead to the General Election and beyond

The technology sector has rightly become a source of optimism for all UK politicians in recent years. Rapid growth, job creation and sustained investment have become the norm. Recently published statistics from Tech City UK in its Tech Nation report indicate that digital job growth in the UK will outperform all other occupation categories by 2020. In addition, 1.46 million…

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