Journalist and content writer

I focus on British politics, higher education, immigration, and international development. I've also written lots of sparkly web content and business copy.

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The Guardian

Ethiopia's higher-eduction boom built on shoddy foundations - the Guardian

The country desperately needs new universities to drive development, but most of the 30 built in the last 15 years fall woefully short

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wire.novaramedia.com

6 Possible Outcomes if Jeremy Corbyn is Elected Labour Leader ...

You’ve heard the horror stories: Labour being consigned to the ‘wilderness’, decades of Tory rule, some vague insinuations about Stalinism. But what will really happen if Jeremy Corbyn is elected Labour leader? Here we outline a few scenarios.

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hastingsindependentpress.co.uk

Hastings Stands up to Austerity

Hastings residents will be marching through the town centre on Saturday May 30th to oppose government cuts to public services and working conditions. Organised by Hastings Solidarity as part of an ongoing......

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hastingsindependentpress.co.uk

In the Firing Line: Universal Credit Comes to Hastings

Shudders could be heard across the town last month as Hastings Jobcentre became the latest hunting ground for Iain Duncan Smith's infamous policy behemoth: Universal Credit. The new benefit has been beset by......

workpermit.com

New US L-1B Visa Guidance may reduce visa refusal rate

May 6, 2015 ... For more information, or to find out if you are eligible for an US work visa contact WorkPermit.com on 0344 991 9222. Written by George West ......

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Immigration Officers Arrest Indian workers at Leicester Factory

Immigration Officers Arrest Indian workers at Leice...

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2015 Immigration Bill Targets Migrant Workers

2015 Immigration Bill Targets Migrant Workers

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hastingsindependentpress.co.uk

The HIP Christmas Special - Tea-ing Off: The Full METAL CaSTLe Interview

You may have seen the short piece in the latest issue of HIP, where Lord Malcolm (inexplicably rendered as Lord Nelson in the article, which definitely, absolutely, categorically was no fault of mi......

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hastingsindependentpress.co.uk

Respect's David Lofts Talks to HIP

[Photo by Rob Wyllie] Local Respect candidate David Lofts spoke to HIP's political editor George West via email.   What are the key issues around which you'll be campaigning in Hastings and Ry......

workpermit.com

UK Tier 2 (General) Visa Limit Almost Reached

UK Tier 2 (General) Visa Limit Almost Reached

workpermit.com

E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Holders might gain US Permanent Residence

16 hours ago ... For more information, or to find out if you are eligible for an US work visa contact WorkPermit.com on 0344 991 9222. Written by George West ......