I'm what you might call a long standing suffering defender of the BBC, having grown up watching all sorts of BBC produced television and radio and being spoon fed a daily dose of BBC News Online (it being forever the main source of news for the family). I've watched a copious number of superb documentaries and read incredibly insightful feature pieces, got angry over Brexit, and tweeted numerous times over stupid people on Question Time.
With the potential welcoming of over 2.3 million Hong Kongers this morning by Dominic Raab, plus a burgeoning population in the South East, the traditional right of every landowner to build on their own domain ought to be restored. This would help to reduce the supernormal profits seen within the building industry and therefore the price of housing for first time buyers.
Many Young Conservatives may be greatly in touch with the mood of society - a more equal society - accepting of different family structures, for the most part and striving forward with the aim of accepting gay men and women as part of norm, as they have been for hundreds of years, however until recently kept behind the doors of Britain's semi-detached homes.
Isabel Hardman’s book, ‘Why we get the wrong politicians’, said a lot of things to me about politics and how it is inaccessible to most people to which I agreed with for the most part, but my major takeaway was the astonishing statistic on who actually elects your MP and therefore, makes laws and governs the country.
The famous line, "every one percent unemployment goes up, 40,000 people die" comes from the mouth of Brad Pitt in 'The Big Short', a film based around the true story of a group of investors who short (bet against) the US housing market.
When the Americans initiated the European Recovery Programme, in 1948, the US provided over $15 Billion (a staggering $159 Billion in 2019 prices) to help an impoverished and war torn Europe reconstruct its cities and hold communism at bay.