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On Thursday, 12/12/2019 the general election will take place. Has anybody decided what they will vote for, has anybody decided to vote for a different M.P or party, or has the majority of folk decided not to bother this time round? What does everybody think the result will be this time around? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2019-50325059 https://www.theweek.co.uk/93763/will-there-be-a-general-election-in-2019
Hi Shetlinkers, Many of us mourned the loss of Shetlopedia, and I was especially sad to see all my politics research disappear. However, I was able to recover a 400mb .txt file that contained every single page from Shetlopedia on it and have used that to rebuild the politics section that I had on the site. You can access it here: http://jarlmedia.com/Home I am of course ever interested to hear from anyone with additional content to add, mistakes to highlight or pictures to supply. I'll probably come back with specific requests for fellow history buffs to help me identify! Cheers Jam
Whether you wanted to remain in the EU or Leave it things have been set into motion which cannot be stopped. The one thing that has happened that was always going to happen was another call for an independence referendum. We as Shetlanders regardless of our political opinion have a duty to use this current situation to help our economy,people&position. The Scottish parliament are threatening to leave the uk to remain in the EU....i've only heard people complain at the reduction in support for the isles since the Snp became stronger around Scotland in both Westminster and Holyrood so i don'
Hey there! I am just entering the final year of my undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge, and to complete this years grade I have chosen to enter a Dissertation project investigating the ways in which contemporary Shetland Island inhabitants construct their identity. Due to familial connections to close relatives in Northmavine and an academic concern for "rural" community politics, the development and contestation of identity on the island group is of immediate interest to me. I'm up here for about 2 weeks until the 20th of July, if you could donate a bit of time to be inter