2nd Episode ‘The Parkin Report’ COMING UP! On ‘Rhetoric: The Importance of Language in Politics’

The second episode of The Parkin Report is out soon! "Rhetoric: The Importance of Language in Politics" To keep up to date, please follow the SoundCloud channel: CLICK HERE 

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Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health (Grassroots Petition)

PM: Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health What are we asking for? This petition is asking for the Prime Minister to appoint a 'Secretary of State for Mental Health'. Why does this matter? The UK is burdened with a mental health crisis. At present, the 'mental health' portfolio has been bolted onto the … Continue reading Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health (Grassroots Petition)

The Chequers ‘Agreement’: Everything you need to know.

The Chequers Agreement refers to a collective cabinet agreement about the UK’s desired future relationship with the European Union. Since the Prime Minister formally triggered Article 50 in March 2017, her main challenge has been uniting her cabinet around a single negotiating position that can be presented to Michel Barnier – the EU’s chief negotiator. … Continue reading The Chequers ‘Agreement’: Everything you need to know.

BREXIT UPDATE: Something BIG just happened in parliament. An Explanation.

Today, the government succeeded in suppressing an attempt by would-be Conservative rebels to ensure that MPs had the power to prevent the Prime Minister from leaving the European Union without a deal. The amendment failed with 303 votes in favour and 319 against. The implications of this vote are huge.   In place of the … Continue reading BREXIT UPDATE: Something BIG just happened in parliament. An Explanation.

Thank you for your support.

In January, I announced that I would run in the Young Labour elections to become the Under-19s representative on its National Committee. During the campaign, my priorities were: Form closer links between CLP Youth Officers. This should make it easier to organise large events/fundraisers/socials/leafletting sessions in your local area. Work to lower the voting age … Continue reading Thank you for your support.

Under-19s Representative: Young Labour Elections 2018

There are only sixteen days left to vote in the Young Labour 2018 elections. I am standing as Under-19s Representative on a ballot paper with sixty-two other candidates. The candidate with the most votes wins, so every vote makes a difference. I joined the Labour Party at fourteen, having been an active local party campaigner … Continue reading Under-19s Representative: Young Labour Elections 2018