LSE hosts London mayoral hustings

A hustings was held for candidates for London Mayor at LSE on 13th February, ahead of the London mayoral election on 7th May. Expected attendees included Shaun Bailey (Conservative), Siobhan Benita (Liberal Democrat), Green Party candidate Siân Berry, and Rory…

The Candidates of the LSE Halls in Constituencies

Accommodations: Passfield Hall, Carr-Saunders Hall, College Hall, Connaught Hall, International Hall, The Garden Halls, Urbanest King’s Cross, High Holborn Residence Holborn & St Pancras Labour: Sir Keir Starmer (Incumbent) General: ·    Current Shadow Brexit Secretary, formerly Head of the…

Election 2019: In conversation with Matthew Kirk, Liberal Democrats

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

LSE Tories, Labour, Liberal Democrats talk General Election

With the General Election campaign underway, our Features Editor sat down with the leaders of LSE’s Conservative, Labour, and Liberal Democrats societies for a wide-ranging discussion on Brexit, climate change, capitalism, workers rights, and more.  Transcript has been edited for…

Liberal Democrat MP Chuka Umunna addresses LSE students on campus

On 15 October, the LSESU Liberal Democrat Society hosted Chuka Umunna MP, Liberal Democrat candidate in Cities of London and Westminster.  In an event chaired by Dr Florian Foos, Umunna came to campus to speak to students about his party’s…

Jack Wippell on music, cults and losing his religion

I met Jack for our interview on the sixth-floor terrace of the shiny new Centre Building. It’s a peaceful bit of campus, with wildflower planters and plenty of sunshine. Jack, with his blond hair and guitar in hand, looked like the type of guy who would start playing Wonderwall without the slightest provocation at a house party. Thankfully, he has a bit more profundity to him than that.