sunak Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

New restrictions on “glorifying terrorism” will have immediate effects for unlikely groups.

14th January 2024

Following recent protests in the UK, Sunak’s government have proposed a tightening of the 2006 Terrorism Act that brings with it controversies over the definition of terrorism. Most are acquainted with the phrase “one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter”, which highlights the subjectivity of how we perceive many groups in global warfare today. ...

The Tories’ HS2 U-turn is environmentally reckless

10th October 2023

If the Conservatives really were serious about levelling-up and business investment, HS2 would be a no-brainer. As a born and raised East Midlands girl, frequent train travel has been the norm for me. The East Midlands are incredibly well-connected. I can live in a quaint village far away from the craziness of the capital, but ...

Britain’s net zero commitments are not good enough

10th October 2023

Thatcher’s reign was brought to an end through alienating policies and a confrontational style of government; could Sunak be heading down the same track? When he first stood for the Tory leadership, Rishi Sunak vowed to “govern as a Thatcherite.” His approach to governance so far bears several striking similarities with Thatcher’s. Like Thatcher, Sunak ...