Words Aled Scudamore This report on the recent atrocities that have faced Paris, looks at how the people of London have reacted to the problem. It also asks the question if the Mafia have declared New York is under their protection, then who is protecting London? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVQg6sDCrmU aris report VOL
Despite reports suggesting UKIP could win the Oldham West and Royton's by-election Labour's candidate, Jim McMahon, won the seat. Words: Daisy Greenaway Following a close-call campaign and an election in which just 40% of the electorate voted Labour managed to hold on to the seat, which was held by the late Michael Meacher from 1970 until his death in October. Jim McMahon had served on the Oldham Council since November 2003 and received an OBE in the 2015 Birthday Honours for "services to the community in Oldham". Labour won the seat by 10,000 more votes than UKIP, who took second place. Speaking to the BBC following the results McMahon confirmed that had he been able to vote on the Syrian airstrikes he would of been against the government. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
Just a few days ago many were appalled to learn of the governments approval of airstrikes in Syria, We at Voice of London wanted to talk to the people protesting outside parliament on the night of the vote to ask why they think airstrikes are a bad idea, and if this could lead to serious repercussions for the people of London. Words: Megan Townsend, Video: Megan Townsend, Sub-editor: TBC In addition to the public, we also spoke to Green Party MEP Caroline Lucas; a spokesperson for the Stop The War coalition and a insistent anti-war campaigner, as well as the controversial George Galloway. "Well as you can hear in the background there is a lot of people who've come down to parliament tonight and I think a lot of people are deeply worried about the implications of the UK approving ...
As the UK begins to carry out airstrikes in Syria, it was not just the Labour Party that was split, but family members too. Hillary Benn's speech will go down in history, but how do his views differ to his father's? Words: Daisy Greenaway, Subeditor: Corey Armishaw Yesterday's speech by Hillary Benn will arguably go down in history after he received applause from both benches regarding his emphatic appeal on why the UK needed to get involved in Syria. However it is not just the speech alone that caused a stir, but rather how his views differ to that of his late father Tony Benn - who strongly opposed the war in Iraq. Four generations of the Benn family have sat in Parliament, always on behalf of Liberals or Labour, but it was Tony Benn's strong socialist views that won the family