YI Elections 2016

It comes to the time of year when YI Elections take place. Nominations closed for the position of YI Chairman and Deputy Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer at midday today. Fraser Walker was the only candidate to stand for the position of…

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YI Conference 2016

YI Conference 2016

Young Independence have announced their national conference (#FREEBRITAIN) for 2016 to be held at Manchester Conference Centre 78 Sackville St Manchester M1 3BB on Saturday 30th July. Tickets are available for £20 for YI members and £30 for over 30's, guests…

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Travel & the EU

Travel & the EU

What would Brexit mean for UK holiday-makers and travellers? Our generation has grown used to relatively cheap and easy travel to thousands of different foreign destinations. We don’t think twice about booking flights online to places inside and beyond Europe.…

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Pupils and Politics

Pupils and Politics

I stand in front of a class of twenty-seven fifteen year olds with my heart in my mouth and a strange, slow panic building up in my stomach.  Not because I am an inexperienced teacher, or that the class are…

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Erasmus+ #ProjectFact

Erasmus+ #ProjectFact

Firstly, the Erasmus+ scheme that allows students to study abroad does not require EU membership as evident by Macedonia and Turkey having access to this scheme. Furthermore, Australia and Canada are partners of the scheme despite not being in Europe.…

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