With the General Election and more recently the offer of apprenticeships from a government minister, the Solent WASPI campaign against women’s state pension inequality has had a lot to deal with. Shelagh Simmons and Carolyne [… read more ]
S&C Contributing Editor Christine Lawrence reflects on the General Election many people – including her – didn’t want, but nonetheless accept as a legacy of the struggle for democratic rights in this country. I hate [… read more ]
After his popular Election ’17 Specials – check out Part I, Part II and Part III – Jack Caramac returns with some post-election responses to the media, and to our political leaders, at home and [… read more ]
Many Conservatives are concerned about their parliamentary party’s new deal with a hard right-wing, terrorism-linked outfit from Northern Ireland. Not so our regular pundit Sir Eugene Nicks, QC, KBE. Good Lord that election was a [… read more ]
Editor in Chief, Sarah Cheverton, revisits the last 6 weeks of election fever in a behind-the-scenes look at how S&C worked with local residents and writers to bring alternative perspectives to local mainstream news. When [… read more ]
Ahead of the general election, S&C Ed in Chief, Sarah Cheverton, takes a critical look at MP for Portsmouth South, Flick Drummond’s voting record across a range of issues since her election in 2015, with [… read more ]
Ian McCulloch, Green Party candidate for Portsmouth South, talks to Mark Wright about electoral reform, the unpleasantness of Laura Kuenssberg and his party’s proposed second referendum on leaving the EU. Mark Wright: With the General [… read more ]
It’s election week and S&C visual satirist Jack Caramac is back with the final part of his Election Special series, re-imagining political leaders from the UK and USA in ways you’ve never seen before.
With just six days to go before the big day, we’re proud and tickled to present more jpeg jocularity with Mr Jack Caramac, Portsmouth’s premier visual satirist.
Gareth Rees has been following politics for fifty years and has written about it for the Guardian, Contemporary Review and S&C. He chats to S&C editor and contributor to New Statesman and Private Eye, Tom [… read more ]