SPA Executive Committee’s June Newsletter
Splash Sunday – 09/07
“InQuire takes an extensive look at this year’s Summer Ball, as editors Sunny Singh and Jack Hsuan work their way through the festival and share their experience.”An entertaining look at an apparently not-so-entertaining night, from the University of Kent’s Inquire. Read more here.
“UEA will carry out a precautionary review of all campus buildings, following national concern about university accommodation fire safety.”
A great article from Kristen Sinclair, at The Gown, Queen’s University, Belfast, on the news that: “following a landmark political concession in Westminster yesterday, June 29th, the British government has agreed to fund free abortions on the NHS in England for women travelling from Northern Ireland.”
A very significant story, given Theresa May’s deal with the DUP.
Read more here.
“If, over the last few days, you’ve heard that 72% of 18-25s voted, then you’re not alone. That statistic, which points hopefully to a revival among youth turnout, has been shared by publications and journalists including LBC, The Metro and the FT. The problem? There’s no evidence it’s true.”And finally, in case you missed it, a closer look at the turnout stat that circulated so widely after the GE. A thorough and well-written piece by Emma Yeomans – have a read here.