Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Election Fever

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 9, 2015 – 11:24

Following that election, all I can say, is: I wasn’t expecting that. When I left work at 5 o’ clock on Thursday evening, I was expecting a hung Parliament, but had no clue who the perceived ‘winner’ would be. The exit poll surprised me, and the final result… I didn’t see it coming at all.

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Digital Democracy

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 22, 2015 – 20:39

If you’re in to politics, have a listen to this documentary produced for Corinium Radio. Cirencester College students meet with Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown to discuss the ‘Open Up’ report in to Digital Democracy.

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Constitutional Change: Where Now?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 21, 2014 – 10:10

Scotland has spoken. No is their answer. I didn’t really go to bed on Thursday night: On TV, I had BBC 1 on mute, while I listened to LBC’s coverage on the radio.

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Bank Holiday Weekend: RAP Awards, London, and the last Tone Radio shows

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 26, 2014 – 17:03

I’ve spent most of the afternoon watching the repeat of the European election results show on BBC Parliament. I was left a bit disappointed by the result for this region. The Conservatives lost 1 of their seats; Gains for Labour and the Greens – But at least UKIP didn’t gain any additional seats.

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Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 24, 2014 – 00:12

It was election day in the UK yesterday. I am not someone who likes arguments a lot, I try to avoid them when possible. However, I love political debate. In my exam yesterday, and at the university radio awards tonight, I turned everything (including the colour of my tie) in to a party political.

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The EU: In or Out: The Interview

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 11, 2014 – 18:22

In 11 days, voters in Britain choose who they want to represent them in the European Parliament for the next 5 years. The question is: What does the EU do for us in Gloucestershire, and would Britain be better off outside the Union?

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Paxman might have retired… but Hart is only just beginning!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 4, 2014 – 09:37

It’s much harder to come up with challenging questions for politicians whose views you agree with. But that’s what I did this week.

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Political Interviewer

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 12, 2014 – 15:24

I became a political interviewer for a few minutes this week – I enjoyed it!

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NUS Votes to “Oppose UKIP”

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 8, 2014 – 19:49

I am no fan of the National Union of Students – and I am even less of a fan now that they have taken the absurd decision to “openly oppose” UKIP.

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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2013: Nick Robinson – Live from Downing Street

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 17, 2013 – 12:08

Those who know me well know that I am a keen follower of politics – something I became interested in during my time at Cirencester College, when shortly after the 2010 election, my journalism lecturer spent quite a bit of time explaining how the political system works, what people mean when they talk about “left” […]

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