Tag Archives: Politics

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Lincolnshire

Photo: Jarrad Johnson

The leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn made a surprise visit to Lincolnshire at the weekend ahead of a parliamentary by-election in the county.

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LIVEBLOG: Lincoln council election updates

Countinmg of the vote under way.

Polls have now closed after thousands of Lincolnites went to elect a whole new set of city councillors.

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Peter Hitchens speaks to The Linc

Peter Hitchens gave a speech at the University of Lincoln last night

The ‘Mail on Sunday’ columnist Peter Hitchens visited the University of Lincoln yesterday where he gave a speech in the Jackson Lecture Theatre about Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.

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Has the “Green Surge” missed Lincoln?

Lee Thomas, Lincoln Green Party

Despite a £75,000 fundraiser, there’s no Green parliamentary candidate for Lincoln. In a swing seat city with two growing universities, The Linc asks: has the #GreenSurge missed Lincoln?

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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Parliamentary candidates for both UKIP and the Conservatives have withdrawn from events at the University of Lincoln after refusing to sign an agreement for guest speakers.

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New kid on the block

Robin Hunter-Clarke insists that his young age will not be a disadvantage if he is elected to be MP for Boston & Skegness in May.

He is only 22-years old but Robin Hunter-Clarke is on his way to become the next MP for Boston & Skegness on a Ukip ticket.

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Get educated with the election

The General Election is coming to educate you at your nearest polling station. Photo: Ricky Romero

The General Election can affect your future in many ways. Mike Hodges considers what things people can learn by following the campaign trail.

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Expenses scandal opens the way for female MPs

The expenses scandal could be the catalyst of change for female members of Parliament, according to Sarah Childs a professor of political science from Bristol University.

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Nick Griffin’s hidden agenda

Are the BNP really the spin-free, propagandaless, truth-speaking vigilantes they claim to be? No, and here’s why.

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