Tag Archives: Labour Party

Two Lincoln parliamentary candidates shun university over speaker policy

Students can be the decicive factor for the Lincoln seat at the general election in May 2015, as the incumbant Tory MP only has a 5.9% majority.
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Parliamentary candidates for both UKIP and the Conservatives have withdrawn from events at the University of Lincoln after refusing to sign an agreement for guest speakers.

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Opinion: Support our mental health campaign

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This week Lincoln Labour Students launched a campaign, ‘REVISE’, in order to introduce awareness of mental issues, reduce stigma, and improve services for mental health conditions both nationally and on campus, writes Karman Hussain, a member of Lincoln Labour Students.

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Old school Johnson ready to scrap with Osborne?

Shadow chancellor Alan Johnson has the emotional connection with the working-class family but does he have the strong credentials to talk down slippery George Osborne at the dispatch box? Photo: Downing Street

Alan Johnson, the brazen-faced man who bears the scars of hard knocks, is now shadow chancellor. But is he ready to tackle the Coalition’s cuts?

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