• A New Chancellor And A Rapid Press Conference- What Is Next For Liz Truss?

    It has been a turbulent ‘honeymoon’ period for Liz Truss and her government, since she took power last month. Since the former Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, announced his mini budget on 23rd September, the markets have been in turmoil, interest rates have been rocketing, and both the public and her...
  • King Charles Will Not Attend COP27 Summit on PM’s advice

    Hannah Walton-Hughes Since the death of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III has faced the responsibilities incumbant on him as monarch. It has recently been confirmed that, on the Prime Minister’s advice, King Charles will not be attending the COP27 Summit. There has been some surprise...
  • HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Death Ends Her Long Reign

    Cora-Laine Moynihan Queen Elizabeth II died aged 96 on the 8th September 2022 after reigning for 70 years as the UK’s longest-serving monarch. Across the day, her family travelled to Scottish estate Balmoral after concerns were raised about her health earlier in the morning. Following Buckingham Palace’s announcement that...
  • Balmoral not Buckingham: Her Majesty will not appoint the new PM in London

    On Monday 5th September 2022, Britain’s next Prime Minister will be announced. Either Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak will be invited to form a new government by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth ll. However, there has been a slight change in protocol this year, with the Queen choosing to appoint...
  • Boris Johnson Survives Confidence Vote

    After months of speculation, a vote of confidence in Boris Johnson’s leadership was triggered by the Conservative Party. 15% of the 359 membered parliamentary Conservative Party had to submit a confidence letter to Sir Graham Brady, of the 1922 Backbench Committee for such a vote to take place. The...
  • NUS Scrutinised For Connections With Controversial Rapper: Lowkey

    The NUS (National Union of Students) are receiving large amounts of criticisms regarding their association with London rapper based ‘Lowkey’. This controversial artist, whose real name is Kareem Dennis, has been accused of spreading and engaging with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. He has also publicly expressed his support for other...
  • Brandon Lewis MP Appears Before Grenfell Inquiry

    India Rose Marriott Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis MP, appeared before the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on Wednesday 30th March to discuss his role and responsibility within the fire service in the years preceding the Grenfell Tower fire. Impact’s India discusses these developments.  The trade union representing...