Holly Ramsey

Posts by Holly Ramsey

Can the Chancellor turn the tide with the upcoming fiscal statement?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is preparing to deliver a statement on a fiscal stimulus package in early July. This comes as the Government looks to restart the economy after three months of Coronavirus lockdown, with thousands of businesses having received no income or closed during that time. This is a crucial moment for the […]

Just how complex is the university tuition review going to be?

The UK has one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world; a topic ardently debated amongst students, parents, academics and politicians. A wide ranging review was announced on Monday by the Prime Minister into university tuition fees. This review is to be welcomed and is certainly apt, but why is there […]

It’s time to take the power of the youth vote seriously

Traditionally, political parties in the UK never really positioned themselves effectively to attract masses of younger voters because they rarely turned out in droves to vote. This lack of engagement could well be cyclical in that young people rarely voted because parties were not coming up with policies that inspired or benefitted them, and vice […]