Should we have a sugar tax?

On March 2016, George Osborne introduced a sugar tax in the UK. Why should we have such a tax? Do we really need to be told what we can or can’t consume? Will it work? What is the sugar tax? This tax applies to only drinks within the UK. This is because drinks are the…

Income tax explained

What do you think is the best tax system? Should the high-income earners pay more than the low-income earners or the low-income more than the high-income? What’s the fairest way of going about this. The government has to be paid somehow. Now, here are some things you ought want to know about tax: Everyone gets…

What do you think about UK benefits?

Do you think we need to change out current benefit system? In 2009-2010, the UK spent £87 billion on benefits. Some argue that people just rely on their benefits and just refuse to work as they see no gain from their usual life. Is this true? Do we need a change in the benefit system?…

Guns or no guns?

What do you think the best firearm policy is? The freedom countries like the US provide or the strict regulations within countries like the UK. Some say they have a right to own a weapon. Others say it is just provoking danger. Let’s have a look. Why guns can be seen as good: A study…

The First Cause?

Many great scientists and philosophers have pondered how our complex and intricate universe has come into being. Was it through the Big Bang? But who created the Big Bang? God? Throughout history people have always been stumped by the questions of the first cause. The main issue with the first cause is that it is…

What should the UK’s policy on drugs be?

A widely discussed issue is how the drug trade should be controlled. Drugs cause many issues from crime to death. This is a drastic issue which affects many aspects of the UK and it needs to be controlled to save money and people. There are three methods in which to stop the problems caused by…

Capital Punishment: Good or Bad?

The Death Penalty is a punishment for serious crimes such as murder, use of drugs or whatever the law states in a particular country. It can be considered cruel, inhumane and immoral as it takes away the most basic human right. But can also be regarded as a necessary punishment which many criminals deserve. Now,…