Sugar tax – yay or nay?

Gosh! It really has been a while since I last posted, Life seems to have gotten so much busier recently, especially with the AS exams looming! Anyway, ever since I read that the chancellor George Osborne announced a tax on sugary drinks in the UK in his 2016 budget, I've been meaning to write about … Continue reading Sugar tax – yay or nay?

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DEBATE – Should Physician Assisted Suicide Be Legalised?

This week at the debating society, we discussed whether 'Physician assisisted suicide' should be legalised or not. I'm not too sure where I lie on this topic, I probably lean more towards the against side if I'm perfectly honest. However, me and a friend decided that we would argue on opposite sides of the debate … Continue reading DEBATE – Should Physician Assisted Suicide Be Legalised?

DEBATE – Should childhood immunisations be made compulsory? ๐Ÿ’‰

The topic of debate at this week's Debating Society session was whether or not childhood immunisations should be made compulsory. I was allocated to be on the prosecution, arguing that they should NOT be compulsory. At first, I was struggling to formulate arguments against this, my first thoughts were: Why would anyone oppose the compulsion … Continue reading DEBATE – Should childhood immunisations be made compulsory? ๐Ÿ’‰

DEBATE – Should Complementary/Alternative Medicine be offered on the NHS?

At the Weekly 'Debating Society', the question of discussion was whether or not Complementary/Alternative Medicine should be offered on the NHS. I was on the defense, arguing that they should be offered on the NHS, and it's a view I personally hold my self too. But first...What is Complementary/Alternative Medicine? Well, complementary/alternative medicine can be … Continue reading DEBATE – Should Complementary/Alternative Medicine be offered on the NHS?