Category: Politics

Tom Watson: We’ve got an uphill struggle ahead

Tom Watson, the elected Deputy Leader of the Labour Party as of September 2015, appeared on The Andrew Marr Show to discuss the pre-eminent futures of Brexit, Labour polling and Jeremy Corbyn this past week. Following a “difficult few months”, the...

/ 13th February 2017

Donald Trump takes the presidency

The results are in, and the world is shocked. The new leader of the free world is to be Donald Trump, the estranged Republican candidate and victor. As is characteristic of the habitual American individual, the electorate was expressly enthused...

/ 9th November 2016

US Election – Live Updates

As the polls close in several states the initial results are coming in while some states still have many people left to cast their ballot and whose results will come through the night. 7:12 GMT Asian markets plummet as predictions...

/ 8th November 2016

US Election – Everything you need to know

Americans have taken to the polls today to cast their vote in the 2016 presidential election. The two most publicised nominees are Hilliary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump for Republican but voters will also have the choice of...

/ 8th November 2016

DMU Stands in Solidarity

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Vice Chancellor at De Montfort University assures students and staff that the Home Secretary’s proposed policies will not change the university’s global outlook. At last week’s Conservative Party Conference,...

/ 14th October 2016

Britain has a new Prime Minister. What’s next?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Three weeks after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union created unprecedented political turmoil, a little certainty has returned to Downing Street. The Conservative party’s leadership election came to...

/ 14th July 2016

UK Votes To Leave The EU

The country has voted to leave the EU, leaving the Remain Campaign victorious in a referendum that a record breaking 46,499,537 people could vote in. The leave campaign won with 51.9% of the vote. This is the third ever nationwide...

/ 23rd June 2016

Gordon Brown Visits DMU ahead of EU referendum

Today De Montfort University played host to former Prime Minister and remain campaigner Gordon Brown. At 3pm in the Queens Building Atrium Mr Brown took to the floor to set out his views on the referendum as well as taking...

/ 13th June 2016

US Ambassador calls on DMU students for help

  The US Ambassador to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Matthew Barzun, called on DMU students to help form closer ties with the US embassy in a recent visit to Leicester. During a tour of Leicester he visited De Montfort...

/ 29th March 2014

DMU shines as House of Commons Speaker John Bercow MP chairs debate

  www.dmu.ac.uk On Thursday DMU students and staff attended a debate on democracy and the point of voting at the historic Trinity House Chapel. After DMU awarded him the title Honorary Doctor of Laws at a ceremony in the afternoon...

/ 27th January 2014