Do we want Scotland to leave the UK or should we keep our neighbour close?

Should Scotland break away from the UK? In 2014, Scotland took the voting booths to answer this exact question, with 55% of the Scottish population deciding to remain part of the UK. In 2019, we now ask, is another referendum needed? Nicola sturgeon has called for a referendum again. In recent weeks, the calls for … Continue reading Do we want Scotland to leave the UK or should we keep our neighbour close?

Does the UK need to treat prisoners differently or is the nightmare meant to be the punishment? – Sunday’s Debate

Does the UK need to reform its policy towards prisons? Prisons have always been left out of the political conversation. It is very easy to forget criminals as part of society. Most people have the common opinion of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. The only time you see criminals being talked about in the … Continue reading Does the UK need to treat prisoners differently or is the nightmare meant to be the punishment? – Sunday’s Debate

Trump justifies abandoning Kurds in Syria as they “didn’t help us in Normandy” – Thursday’s Think Piece

President Donald Trump yesterday justified abandoning Kurdish fighters in Syria by remarking that “they didn’t help us with Normandy”, triggering a wave of backlash across the political spectrum. After talking to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday, Trump announced on Tuesday that he would be withdrawing all American troops from Syria, despite the fact … Continue reading Trump justifies abandoning Kurds in Syria as they “didn’t help us in Normandy” – Thursday’s Think Piece

Does private education need to be abolished, kept the same or does it just need a little improvement? Sunday’s Debate

Should private schools be removed or do they need to change with the times? This is what our editors look at this week. Labor delegates voted to 'abolish fee-paying schools and redistribute their assets' this week and if the party listens to their delegates, this will be the first time Labour has had this policy … Continue reading Does private education need to be abolished, kept the same or does it just need a little improvement? Sunday’s Debate

Who will be the democratic nominee to take on Trump and who do we wish it could be? – Sunday’s Debate

Who should be the Democratic presidential nominee? This is the question that our editors face this week. This is a slightly unusual question compared to other Sunday debates. Our editors are asked to choose who they think is the best candidate from the vast list of potential presidential Democratic nominations. Point of Information editors will … Continue reading Who will be the democratic nominee to take on Trump and who do we wish it could be? – Sunday’s Debate

What should the UK do with Northern Ireland when it has become the centre for conflict in the Brexit backdrop? – Sunday’s Debate

What should the UK government do when faced with the challenge of Northern Ireland? When Brexit referendum results were announced, the public, and many politicians, didn't take notice of the potential problem Ireland could cause. Now, as we hopefully come to the final chapter of Brexit, what should Britain do? The problem that the government … Continue reading What should the UK do with Northern Ireland when it has become the centre for conflict in the Brexit backdrop? – Sunday’s Debate

Should freedom of speech be restricted and is protesting the best form it can take? – Sunday’s Debate

Protests have been dominating the news at the moment. From Hong Kong to the Sudan, from America to Westminster, protesting has been on the front pages as people stand up for what they believe in and make their voice heard. It is a concept that all will know, and therefore does not require much of … Continue reading Should freedom of speech be restricted and is protesting the best form it can take? – Sunday’s Debate

Prostitution in the UK. Do our laws need to change? – Sunday’s debate

An Introduction to prostitution 2019 will hopefully be one of the many years where equality between men and women can be enhanced. It has already been over 100 years since the Representation of the People Act first allowed some women to vote, and now we must now talk about a modern day issue which hugely … Continue reading Prostitution in the UK. Do our laws need to change? – Sunday’s debate

Who should be the next PM for Brexit! Or is Boris the best we have? – Sunday’s debate

Do Labour, Liberals and the Conservatives need a change of leader? As another election looms, and trust diminishes daily for the leaders of Labour and the Tories, is a new leader required for either party? Since Boris Johnson's election, there has been a growing voice for the PM to call an election. If he was … Continue reading Who should be the next PM for Brexit! Or is Boris the best we have? – Sunday’s debate

Should the voting age be dropped to 16? – Sunday’s Debate

A summary of voting Lowering the voting age is a debate that can be found since the birth of democracies.  When democracy first started in Britain, it was a privilege for rich, educated men; as it was with most countries. Over time this has changed. In 1969, The Representation of the People Act was signed … Continue reading Should the voting age be dropped to 16? – Sunday’s Debate

An easy guide to Britain’s economics under Brexit. Great for beginners! – The Point of Information

As Britain looms to a no deal Brexit, more and more of the news will contain data that can be confusing, especially when talking about the economy. The Bank of England and how it operates can be puzzling with the multitude of terms they use - it can be rather daunting. I will be making … Continue reading An easy guide to Britain’s economics under Brexit. Great for beginners! – The Point of Information

Why has tension with Iran increased and what should Britain do? – Sunday’s Debate

A summary of the Iran Crisis What is the Iran crisis and what does the UK need to do? This is the question our editors face for our second article here at Point of Information. Iran has come a long way since the 1979 revolution that removed the US backed monarchy replacing it with an … Continue reading Why has tension with Iran increased and what should Britain do? – Sunday’s Debate

Knife Crime: Who offers the best solution – Conservatives, Labour or Liberals? – Sunday’s Debate

Knife crime; what needs to be done? After Priti Patel's, the current Home Secretary, recent comments about criminals, we thought Knife crime should be our first article here at Point of Information. The tragic death of another teenager has become an all too familiar headline in 2019. Many politicians have voiced their concerns about knife … Continue reading Knife Crime: Who offers the best solution – Conservatives, Labour or Liberals? – Sunday’s Debate

Trump told Pelosi “I hate ISIS more than you do” in dramatic confrontation, source says – Thursday’s Think Piece

Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi, the most senior Democratic politician, had a heated exchange in a bipartisan meeting following a strong condemnation of his Syrian policy by his own party. Trump tweeted a picture of Pelosi standing and pointing at him whilst he looks back with a bewildered expression, with the caption: “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged … Continue reading Trump told Pelosi “I hate ISIS more than you do” in dramatic confrontation, source says – Thursday’s Think Piece

Trump’s Nickleback meme hides a sinister strategy – Thursday’s Think Piece

On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump posted a bizarre Nickleback meme on twitter attacking Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, with the caption: “LOOK AT THIS PHOTOGRAPH!”. Let’s explore the reasoning behind such a strange act. At 2:06 pm this Wednesday, the President of the United States shared an edited video implying that Joe Biden has … Continue reading Trump’s Nickleback meme hides a sinister strategy – Thursday’s Think Piece

Boris Johnson is a national disgrace for defending dangerous rhetoric – Thursday’s Think Piece

Yesterday evening, Boris Johnson outraged the Commons by dismissing criticisms of his inflammatory language as “humbug” as well as seeming to use Jo Cox’s memory for political gain. Many have accused the Prime Minister of whipping up nationalist sentiment with his rhetoric, such as by comparing Muslim women wearing niqabs to “letterboxes” – the week … Continue reading Boris Johnson is a national disgrace for defending dangerous rhetoric – Thursday’s Think Piece

Trudeau’s blackface scandal exposes the casual racism on both sides of the political spectrum – Thursday’s think piece

Three images of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in black/brownface have been released within 24 hours today. Let’s explore how this latest blackface scandal once again exposes the long and troubled history of black caricatures being used for entertainment. Pictures emerged yesterday of the then 29-year-old Canadian premier dressed as ‘Aladdin’ for a 2001 party at … Continue reading Trudeau’s blackface scandal exposes the casual racism on both sides of the political spectrum – Thursday’s think piece