Gridlock in Northern Ireland: Why the real crisis for the Union is not Scotland.

Gridlock in Northern Ireland: Why the real crisis for the Union is not Scotland.

Matthew Robbins is an undergraduate at St Benet’s Hall and the Whip for Michaelmas Term 2018.

Over a year ago, on March 2nd, 2017, Sinn Fein registered its best election result since the creation of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Since then Northern Ireland has been in an undemocratic paralysis, as neither the DUP or Sinn Fein is able to agree to a government under the power-sharing mechanism that governs the constituent country. The result is rule imposed by the government at Westminster as endless rounds of talks fail to reach a resolution.

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Copeland is no cause for complacency

Copeland is no cause for complacency

Ben Steward is a second year undergraduate at Lincoln College and is the Social Secretary

On Thursday 23rd February 2017, Trudy Harrison became the first Conservative MP for the Copeland constituency, and its predecessor, Whitehead, since 1935. The victory was also the first time in 35 years that a sitting government has taken a seat from its main opposition at a by-election.

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ORF and the hypocrisy of the student left

ORF and the hypocrisy of the student left

Edward McBarnet is the Publications Editor, and an undergraduate at Magdalen College

A storm has recently erupted on the Facebook page of my college’s JCR page, concerning its recent motion to fund Oxford Radical Forum. The event is playing host to such charming speakers as the infamous NUS president, Malia Bouattia, and several other controversial speakers.

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