Do you’ve to vote to be politically active in a democracy?

A lot of young people reading this may not be old enough to vote but does this mean young people can’t discuss politics or become politically active in their society? No! There are various ways that young people can become politically involved in society other than voting. Carry on reading to find out how you can get involved in politics!

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[UK] Spain isn’t going to use Gibraltar as a pawn in Brexit negotiations

For those who don’t know what Gibraltar is, Gibraltar is a British over-sea territory. Many British politicians were concerned that Spain would attempt to block Article 50, otherwise known as the Brexit Bill if they didn’t gain sovereignty of Gibraltar. So, what has changed this situation?

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How different voting systems work: First Past the Post

In this new series, we’ll be showing different voting systems and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each voting system, whenever they work in the countries they’re used in.

The voting system commonly known as “First Past the Post” is the voting system used in the UK’s General Elections and the US Election as well as being used in other countries.

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[UK] NHS to receive £1.3bn for mental health services

Jeremy Hunt, the secretary of state for health in the UK, announced two days ago that the mental health sector of the NHS is to receive an extra £1.3bn but there are arguments that an extra £1.3bn still isn’t enough.

Carry on reading to find out what the extra £1.3bn is to be spent on and why some experts don’t think it is enough money for the struggling NHS.

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