Tag: UK Political System
From churl to chav: shaming the underclass
A new book suggests we enjoy ridiculing people at the bottom of the heap for everything: their accent, their behaviour and even their clothes. Often by using the word 'chav'.
Young and old in the UK face growing care crisis
Many people in the UK, from children to old people, need care. But some councils say they can't afford it and care companies are running out of money.
Marathon Lords’ debate: the end of the peer show?
Delaying tactics in the House of Lords, designed to wreck voting reform, could signal an end to the 'gentlemanly' way the upper house conducts business.