Joshua Grier - Year 13 Student & Deputy Editor, Politics in Review Editor’s Note: Politics in Review would like to remind its readers that this is an independent journal, published entirely by politics students. Therefore, the opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the contributors and not the opinions of the school. GG In recent years, … Continue reading Westminster Democracy: Is British Politics Broken?
Anika Bansal - Year 9 Student Why is there a dispute? Due to opposite views on the trade imbalance and their economy, the US and China rivalry has developed into a full-blown trade war. The US has criticised China of unfair trading practices and intellectual property theft. The common belief in China regarding this matter … Continue reading US-China Trade War: A UK Perspective
George Gearty - Year 13 Student & Chief Editor, Politics in Review Editor's Note: Politics in Review would like to remind its readers that this is an independent journal, published entirely by politics students. Therefore, the opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the contributors and not the opinions of the school. GG … Continue reading The Benefits of Brexit
Benjamin Bissett - Year 9 Student On 16th October 2019, Lord John Dyson made an appearance at GSAL as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival 2019. He was interviewed by a fellow lawyer, Cathy Baxandall, who used his recent autobiography to ask him questions about his early life and his career as a judge. This … Continue reading Lord Dyson: A Judge's Journey
James Hardy - Year 12 Student City Square. Leeds town centre.25th of August. This momentous day played host to a dazzling pastiche of blue and gold EU flags and placards demanding a “People’s Vote Now”. In the wake of the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament, the crowd of ‘Remoaners’ felt energised, and the atmosphere … Continue reading Opinion: The Fallacy of a ‘Democratic’ People’s Vote
Benjamin Bissett (Year 8) & Tom White (Year 13) On the 28th February 2019, GSAL and councillor Dan Cohen (Conservative councillor for Alwoodley) hosted and sponsored a talk by Tim Marshall, former diplomatic editor and foreign affairs editor for Sky News. Marshall, who was educated at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, spoke about how … Continue reading Review: Talk by Tim Marshall