Joe Silke

News Editor
Politics Editor (2017/18)
Deputy Politics Editor (2016/17)

Joseph has written 28 articles for Nouse

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

The Government reshuffle designed to reinvigorate the Prime Minister’s tenure might seem quite inconsequential tinkering to many. There were, however,…

It’s time to nurse the NHS back to full health

The NHS is not the envy of the world, and politicians need to rediscover the radicalism behind its founding

Government loses vote on Brexit amendment

MPs have supported a “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

Australians have voted overwhelmingly in an advisory survey to legalise same-sex marriage across the country. An eight-week postal vote was…

Tax havens are not the devil and here’s why

The Paradise Papers do not display immorality in itself; instead they highlight the national need for major tax reform

Australia votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Australian voters have supported the introduction of same-sex marriage in an advisory referendum on the issue with 61.6 per cent voting…

Left Wing; Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

100 years ago this Thursday on 2 November 1917 the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour signed a letter on behalf…

Government to tackle ‘safe space’ culture in higher education

The Department for Education has said that universities must commit to free speech

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Memes, fees and abortion

From his maiden speech in the House of Commons in 2010, it was clear that Jacob Rees-Mogg was a man to…

2017 election: the rundown

THE PRIME MINISTER called this snap election to strengthen her majority, but now finds herself without a majority at all…

A behind-the-scenes take on Question Time, York

Defence and security will play an important role in the Tory endgame

ELECTION 2017: Brexit – the new dividing line

THE SHADOW OF the exit negotiations from the European Union looms over this fateful election. The Prime Minister has sought…