Sajid Javid “should have been out on his ear”, says Lord Patten

Cherwell, 6th November 2016 Cabinet minister Sajid Javid should have been sacked by Theresa May for his criticism of the High Court ruling on Brexit, Lord Patten has said. Patten’s comments came on Peston on Sunday, in which he sharply criticised the Communities Secretary for his public view that the court was wrong for its ruling that … Continue reading Sajid Javid “should have been out on his ear”, says Lord Patten

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Trinity freshers drunk and chanting during matriculation

Cherwell, 21st October 2016 Trinity College freshers were asked on Tuesday to make a charitable donation of ten pounds, to account for their “disgraceful behaviour” at Saturday’s matriculation ceremony. In an email addressed to all undergraduate freshers, Trinity Dean Professor Jonathan Mallinson firmly condemned the actions of the freshers, whom he claimed behaved in a “noisy … Continue reading Trinity freshers drunk and chanting during matriculation

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