How social media influenced young voters

Britain’s #GenerationVote for social media campaigns, not traditional media. Sophie Godfrey-Phaure, 22, an intern at digital content specialist Deep South Media, explains how her peer group wrong-footed the political and media elites in London, resulting in a hung Parliament.

Democracy gets students vote of approval

Election fever arrived at one Bournemouth secondary school when its under 18s were given the chance to feel part of the General Election. Although the youngsters of Oak Academy cannot influence for real who the next Prime Minister will be, the school ensured they were engaged in the democratic process through holding its own mock election. Oak’s junior leadership team … Read More

Brexit marks the spot

Leading Brexit campaigner Simon Boyd of REIDsteel has issued a rallying cry ahead of this week’s general election

Election day plea by DCCI

As the general election approaches on Thursday June 8, Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) chief executive Ian Girling has outlined his hopes for a business friendly Government. ‘A Government which listens is one we can do business with,’ he says. “In the most significant general election for a generation, it has never been more important to have a … Read More