Tag Archives: UK elections

Reflecting and producing society through the right to vote

In May 2016 the UK’s highest court, the Supreme Court, upheld the decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal, confirming that UK citizens who had been living outside the country for more than 15 years would be unable to vote in the EU referendum the following month. This decision came after two British […]

Immigration & the UK General Election: lots of hot air, but where’s the substance?

By Erica Consterdine I was asked recently which political party has the most comprehensive immigration policy. I was stumped. Not through ignorance so much as the lack of policy substance announced by any of the parties. Perhaps this simply reflects the age-old strategy of parties keeping their cards close to their chest, and with the […]