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General Election 2017: The Burn Analysis

In the two weeks since GE17, the UK’s General Election on the 8th of June 2017, the political reverberations resonating from it have not abated in significance, and will remain crucial to the future of this country. Here, Burn’s analysts give you their take on how each of the top four parties fared; after reputations rose defiantly, …Read More

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SNP Manifesto Breakdown

Whilst most readers will be unable to vote for them (bar any rogue students studying at Scottish universities who have stumbled upon this article), it would be unfair to cover the 2017 General Election without including analysis of the ever-growing Scottish National Party and their recently released 2017 manifesto. Who are the Scottish National Party? …Read More

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General Election 2017: Liberal Democrats Manifesto At-A-Glance

The Liberal Democrat’s General Election Manifesto was officially launched on Wednesday, a document that urges the voter to change the face of British politics by changing the opposition. Arguably the most significant pledge included in the manifesto is the second EU referendum that will be offered to voters at the end of the two years …Read More

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Theresa May Announces Snap General Election

Theresa May has called a snap General Election for the 8th of June. This announcement follows her repeated claims that “the next election must be held in 2020”, yet the thin majority of 17 Mrs May holds within the house of commons has, it would appear, broken her resolve. The Prime minister declared that she …Read More

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain, October 2, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville - RTSQESV