The Honours System is Morally Broken

“The greatest heroes are unsung and the honours system we currently have is another farcical seam in an imperial tapestry.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 06/01/2020 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/proof-the-honours-system-is-now-morally-redundant/  [Accessed: 2020, Jan 07]  We are in the dawn of a new decade and that would, under normal circumstances, create inContinue reading “The Honours System is Morally Broken”

Democracy Depends Upon Our Election Vote

“The most troubling trend I have observed is the numbers of potential voters who believe their voice has been undermined.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 09/12/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-you-must-use-your-vote-democracy-depends-on-it/  [Accessed: 2019, Dec 10] There was a time when General Elections took place in or around every five years but, alas,Continue reading “Democracy Depends Upon Our Election Vote”

My Prediction for General Election 2019

“The only certainly in politics is everything can change” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 04/11/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-my-election-prediction-is-for-conservative-majority/ [Accessed: 2019, Nov 05] On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me an election win for Boris Johnson. It doesn’t work does it? Yet it is what IContinue reading “My Prediction for General Election 2019”