Upon being convicted of an offense, an entry is made on a persons Criminal Record. Upon a specified period passing, as prescribed by the Rehabilitation Offender Act 1974, the offense is defined as a 'spent conviction'. The period depends on the seriousness of the offense and some convictions will ne
Children are not created equal. Behind the comprehensive education system is some bizarre, fundamentally flawed and discredited communistic notion about equality for all. Of course everyone should have access to superb education; everyone should be superbly educated. But not every child can benefit
A poll for the BBC has shown that most people think that the internet should be a fundamental right for everyone. 79% of adults, almost four in five people regard internet access as a fundamental right. While many in the west often say we could not survive without the internet it is perhaps surprisi
Today jobs for children seem to be restricted to doing the paper round a couple of days a week. However decades ago children, even some city kids, played a large role in bringing in harvests a job now taken by migrant workers. Even five years ago many more children were doing part time jobs than the
It's natural when a popular singer dies an untimely death, as they sadly often do, the listening public realise they don't actually own any of that artist's work. Hence the return of Amy Winehouse's back catalogue to the upper end of the charts. However, playing "Rehab" on loop in a riverside pub? B
First of all(First off); not "giving up" is not the same as not changing your mind. Not giving up; means not being disheartened by failure or hapless circumstance. If you want to do something but feel you aren't good enough to and then abandon it half-way through the process; 'that' is giving up.
In Shakespeare's play MacBeth, Lady MacBeth seems to be a powerhungry wife who encourages her husband to do the evil deed of killing King Duncan. Macbeth seems to be indecisive while his wife has a much more clear view of what she wants. Is she the real force behind the murder?
At the moment Britain goes by Greenwich Mean Time(G.M.T), but in the summer the clocks move forward an hour to give brighter evenings and one hour for people to work in. Moving to British summer time all year would however simplify things and have a multitude of other benefits to the economy.
Older people believe that people under 18 can't fall in love and especially not get married! But isn't there people that are still together today after falling in love at a young age and getting married at 18 or younger?!?! It's so possible. But what is your view on this topic?
Disabled people are regularly portrayed in a negative light by the media, their treatment in movies and on TV is often unsympathetic and shallow. They do not take a deeper look at the issues. Should the disabled get more proactive to counter negative media representations or is that counterproductiv
In 2010 for the first time more than 50% of the global population lives in urban areas. This is a trend that is set to continue for decades more as the less developed countries urbanise. China for example is set to have its number of megacities, cities with over 10 million people, grow from six to t
It seems that the economic priority of the government is to do anything but create more jobs. The Brown government poured most of its recession spending into bailing out banks that then did not help businesses, so not helping create jobs. Cameron’s priority is cutting the deficit, so creating more
Big Brother, American Idol, X Factor, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here......the list of reality TV shows on our screens is endless. But do they contribute anything to our culture? Or are they mindless drivel that corrupt youngsters?
We think that fast food advertising should be banned for many reasons for example, many fast food companies have supporting chariities (ronald mcdonald house), fast food adds dontt actually force you to buy a product they only suggest it, also fast food buisness men make their money out of their fas
Local councils and businesses have become so risk averse in recent years that they refuse to let their employees or the public do the most basic of tasks. In Dudley, England, local people were warned off cutting the grass verge outside their homes because they did not have the correct insurance.