Brexit Fallout in Cambridgeshire – BBC Radio 4

A radio package I co-produced while on a work placement at The World This Weekend on BBC Radio 4.

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Oxford stands silent in memory of Jo Cox MP

Cherwell, 18th June 2016 Hundreds of students and townspeople of Oxford stood in a vigil in Radcliffe Square on the 18th June in memory of Jo Cox MP, who was shot and stabbed in her Yorkshire constituency on Thursday. The vigil, which brought a crowd of around 250 people, was organised in association with Oxford … Continue reading Oxford stands silent in memory of Jo Cox MP

If OUSU wants to be taken seriously, it should let us see what it’s up to

Cherwell, 15th May 2016 It was Otto von Bismarck who declared that there are only two things in the world you should never see being made: laws and sausages. And if you believe the rumours about our Prime Minister’s time here, there’s more than enough pork flying around at Oxford. But at a much-awaited OUSU … Continue reading If OUSU wants to be taken seriously, it should let us see what it’s up to

Internal division might be an interesting sideshow, but it won’t get Labour into Government

Cherwell, 19th January 2016 He was first elected in 1983 to a safe Labour seat and was, until recently, in the twi­light years of a career of staunch opposi­tion – even when his party was in government. But Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership has done more than just exacerbate the feud between the Blair­ite faces of the … Continue reading Internal division might be an interesting sideshow, but it won’t get Labour into Government

Electing a UN secretary-general takes three months, so why does applying to university take nearly a year?

TES, 10th August 2015 On Thursday, at about 6am, thousands of A-level students will rise from their restless beds and begin refreshing their mobile phones. This will be even more frenzied than the usual social media obsession. It might well be the one day in the year when Facebook or Twitter isn’t the first app … Continue reading Electing a UN secretary-general takes three months, so why does applying to university take nearly a year?