background preloader

Politics news, UK political features, views and analysis - politics.co.uk - Homepage

Politics news, UK political features, views and analysis - politics.co.uk - Homepage

http://www.politics.co.uk/

Related:  niamhharris

British political system Back to home page click here Contents To understand fully any country's political system, one needs to understand something of its history. This is especially true of the United Kingdom because its history has been very different from most other nations and, as a result, its political system is very different from most other nations too. Like its (unwritten) constitution, the British state evolved over time. We probably need to start in 1066 when William the Conqueror from Normandy invaded what we now call England, defeated the Anglo-Saxon King Harold and established a Norman dynasty.

Creating a Winning CV & Cover Letter Updated: 4 March 2015 Added: 26 February 2008 Index IntroductionCompiling your CVWriting your Covering LetterA Note on Coming from the ConstituencyAnd finally….some buzzwords! 1. Introduction UK Politics <div id="blq-no-js-banner"><p>For a better experience on your device, try our <a href=" site</a>.</p></div> Accessibility links THE GAME TRAILER Puzzle WHERE’S MY PERRY IS THE LATEST PUZZLER FROM THE MAKERS OF WHERE’S MY WATER AND DISNEY! Where’s My Perry is a challenging physics-based puzzler where you need to use water in all its different forms, ice, steam and liquid, to solve the puzzle. Overflowing with intuitive controls, vibrant spy-themed graphics, and best of all, lasers, you will be immersed in the world of Agent P! MORE THAN 80 PUZZLES ACROSS 4 CHAPTERS, WITH FREE UPDATES!

Economic Headaches Await Next UK Government The unlucky winner of the UK election on May 7 will face three big economic headaches, focusing on a not-so-holy trinity of deficits in the public sector budget, the balance of payments current account and the finances of UK households. The new government, undoubtedly another coalition, will need a balanced approach to reducing all these deficits. Too sharp a cut in government and household spending, if not accompanied by an improved balance of payments, could kill the goose expected to lay the golden egg, namely a balanced budget at some time in the future.

Giving a Successful Interview Added: 21 April 2008 Updated 4 March 2015 Index IntroductionPreparation – the MP, the Party, the JobFirst ImpressionsShow off your SkillsAny Questions?Further Reading 1. FINDANEWHOME.COM Find a new home with Zoopla Search 28,657 new homes to buy across the UK from all the leading developers. Use our smarter property search tools to refine, sort and customise your results in a variety of ways. Check out the special offers available from housebuilders and learn more about the Help to Buy and NewBuy schemes. Start your search above or browse using the links below. Be the first to know about new properties matching your requirements.

Tata Steel announces 1,200 job cuts Tata Steel has announced nearly 1,200 job losses at its plants in Scunthorpe and Lanarkshire. Nine hundred jobs will be lost at the firm's plant in Scunthorpe. The remaining 270 jobs will go in Scotland. They are the latest in a series of job losses across the UK steel sector, following news that administrators have been appointed to parts of Caparo Industries' steel operations. The industry blames cheap Chinese imports for a collapse in steel prices. The English-Speaking Union We are now closed for applications, but will re-open in December 2015. The ESU runs a parliamentary exchange programme between Westminster and Paris, offering students the opportunity to intern in the Assemblée Nationale. 1-2 candidates are sent to intern in Paris, normally undertaking a range of work in the Assemblée Nationale with a Deputy. This side of the exchange is organised by ESU Paris. Previous interns have worked in the offices of Assemblée members such as M. Pierre Lellouche and M.

LIBRARY If you are not already a library member you can Join Online and you can also create an Arena account that will also enable you to join in discussions on the forums, and amongst other things provide readings tips, make recommendations and write reviews. Importantly to renew your loans you will need to login. If you want to look for an item use the search box above to search the catalogue and filter the hits to find precisely what you are looking for. To see more details on a title click on the Title link, or the Cover image to go to the record detail page. On this page you will be able to see if the item is available for loan, the branches it is available from and be able to reserve the title. To see information on all of your loans and reservations click on the My Pages tab above and go to the relevant page from the list.

UK jobless rate at 10-year low but wage growth slows Image copyright Getty Images The UK unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest rate in more than a decade but wage growth has slowed. The rate hit 5.1% in the three months to November - its lowest rate since the three months to October 2005, according to the Office for National Statistics. The number of people out of work fell by 99,000 to 1.68 million in the three-month period. What can I do with my degree in politics and international relations? From social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR, a degree in politics and international relations opens up a broad range of career opportunities... Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Energy firm E.On cuts gas prices by 5.1% Image copyright Getty Images E.On has announced a 5.1% reduction in its standard gas price for residential customers. The company said the cut was the price equivalent of £32 off the average annual bill. It is the first time in six months that any of the big six energy firms have cut their prices. Last week both the regulator and the prime minister expressed concerns that prices were not being cut in line with falls in the wholesale cost of gas.

Related:  Politics and NewsSources of InformationSources of InformationPolitics