Elliott Banks

News Editor (2016/17)
Business Editor (2015/16)

Elliott has written 60 articles for Nouse

McDonnell’s speech: Labour’s old left is reborn

Last Monday Labour’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell stood on the rostrum and delivered a barnstorming speech to the party faithful…

This is no time for a snap general election

A snap general election would build turmoil onto turmoil, and is neither constitutionally required nor wise

‘Global markets, we have a cunning plan honest’ Britain tells the financial world

With no-one having a cunning plan for Brexit, financial markets have been erratic. Our business editor, Elliott Banks, provides comment on this period of instability and what should happen to placate global traders

Uncertainty grips financial markets following Brexit

Global financial markets have been in disarray following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Financial markets bet heavily…

Quacking Liberals – News from the UoY Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat comms officer Elliott Banks reflects on a disappointing referendum result

Osborne may call emergency budget over Brexit

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne may call an emergency budget over Britain’s possible exit from the European Union. Mr…

Does York get a financial benefit from the NUS?

Given the confusion over the figures in recent days, we at Nouse Business, decided to take a look more closely at the figure being so hotly discussed

French score own goal as strikes threaten Euro 2016

  France is currently in the grip of the worst industrial action in recent times, with strikers and police clashing…

Comment: France needs its ‘Thatcher moment’

Should Hollande be looking towards the Iron Lady for inspiration?

CLASH OF COMMENTS: Should Obama have apologised for the atomic bomb while visiting Hiroshima?

Elliot Banks and Dom Smithies discuss whether President Obama made the right move in apologising for the Hiroshima nuclear bombing, an attack that was launched before he was even born

Student anger at further planned lecturer strikes

Staff strikes could continue into next academic calendar

NUS contributions increase by £5000 in one year

Elliott Banks looks at the economics behind the NUS