UKIP Changing Face of Politics

UKIP in House of Commons

The public is turning to UKIP as they look for changes in the country’s controversial immigration issue. Two Conservative MPs who defected are now in the House of Commons representing UKIP. Some in the community say this is dangerous but admit there is no alternative

United Kingdom – A Political Revolution

better together

The political future of the United Kingdom is in the balance. Many believe while Scotland chose to stay with the the rest of Britain, the decision will create an imbalance of power in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Some spoke to about the pledges that have been made

Great Britain Hits the West End

Great Britain starring Lucy Punch

A special opening night was held for Great Britain now in the West End. Stars, media and celebrities were among the crowd attending the glitzy occasion at the Theatre Royal. It has been said that author Richard Bean has written a play that kicks the backside of modern Britain

YNUKtv Poll: Time for Change at House of Lords?

House of Lords - its future

Labour would replace House of Lords with an elected Senate should they win the next election. There are close to 800 peers in the Lords. Is this too many? Its been said by some the whole system of becoming a peer should be reviewed. Catch our poll, it is interesting where people are placing their vote!

YNUKtv Poll: Lower Voting Age to 16?

lower voting age?

Are people under the age of 18 mature enough politically to vote in elections? Following their participation in the Scottish referendum some are now saying they should. And with UKIP gaining ground in parliament may be the young vote might stop it. Go to our poll – click on what you think should happen

UAF Teachers v BNP In Mayoral Elections

united protest

A crowd of anti-fascist protesters urged Londoners not to vote for the BNP in the Mayoral Elections May 3.

Library Services Face Extinction

Library Services - Alan Gibbons

Future of Library Services are threatened in Liverpool, Glamorgan and Islington North London. Councils have said they need to make budget cuts. At an event in London on National Library Day 2012 award winning author Alan Gibbons warned of extinction or severe reductions in the years ahead.

Grantham Home Town of Margaret Thatcher

Grantham Margaret Thatcher - Lady not for turning

The funeral of ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher took place on April 17. She died after a stroke aged 87. She recently made headlines when the film ‘The Iron Lady’ starring Meryl Streep was released. This revived interest in her home town of Grantham. YNUKtv went to check out her status there

Margaret Thatcher ‘Death’ Party

Margaret Thatcher Death Party - made for fun

Within hours of her death anti-Thatcher protesters were celebrating in Trafalgar Square. The party mood spread through the crowd as they drank champagne, danced and sang they were glad she was dead.

Winners of Young Women Speak Out Competition

Palace of Westminster place of power

A young woman from St Andrews, a teenager from Bristol win nationwide competition on women and politics. Run by the National Council of Women, they get up close to the govt to tell them how to improve women’s lives. Catch what they say in the video