‘Gov Students Ask’ is our joint series with the LSE Undergraduate Political Review, giving students the opportunity to ask key political figures questions and allowing politicians to directly address the next generation of political thinkers and policymakers.
GOV STUDENTS ASK: Ruth Davidson MSP about Scotland, Brexit & the Challenges of Being an LGBT Politician
Hannah Bailey from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review spoke to Ruth Davidson MSP after her LSE Government event on 13 February; asking the Scottish Conservative leader about Brexit, the NHS and the challenges she’s faced as an LGBT politician.
Quintus Lim (BSc Government & Economics) from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review spoke to Nick Clegg MP after his LSE Government event on 15 September. The former Deputy Prime Minister discusses his new book ‘Politics: Between the Extremes’, the way ahead following the Brexit vote and his advice for students considering a career in politics.
Josh Manby (BSc Government & Economics) from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review spoke to Hilary Benn MP following his ‘British Government @ LSE’ conversation on Britain and Europe at the LSE on 17 March.
Jack Winterton (BSc Government) from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review spoke to John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor, after his British Government @ LSE lecture on 16 February.
Jasmina Bide (BSc Government) from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review asks Maria Miller MP, chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee and LSE alumna, about equality and what advice she’d give to current LSE students hoping to pursue a career in politics.