Easter Term 2013: Chairman’s Summary

Posted on 8 July 2013 at 12:21am by Admin No Comment

It has been a pleasure to lead the Cambridge University Conservative Association this term. Thank you very much for your support in attending our events and joining in the ongoing political debate at Cambridge. It was a stimulating and explorative term; you can get an idea of what we did by having a look at…

Visit to Number 11 Downing Street

Posted on 28 June 2013 at 11:46pm by Admin No Comment

On Wednesday the 21st of May CUCA officers and the winners of our economics article competition went down to London to meet George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, at Number 11 Downing Street. Before we headed to Downing Street, Stephen Parkinson, a former CUCA Chairman and Cambridge Union Society President, was kind enough to…

Easter 2013 Termcard Released

Posted on 24 April 2013 at 1:41am by Admin No Comment

We’re delighted to be able to share with you our programme of events for the coming term, which is packed full of speakers, socials, policy discussions, political campaigns and social action. Have a look and please do come along whatever your political views, we’d be very happy to meet you. CUCA Termcard – Easter 2013

OBITUARY: Margaret Thatcher 1925-2013

Posted on 9 April 2013 at 6:42pm by Admin No Comment

Margaret Thatcher, who overcame gender boundaries to become the UK’s first female Prime Minister, serving from 1979-1990, remains the most controversial figure in British politics. Born in Grantham into a modest household, her natural talent and hard working ethos won her scholarships, first to Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School and then to Sommerville College Oxford. It was…

Russia to the Rescue?

Posted on 25 March 2013 at 1:16pm by Admin No Comment

As the situation in Cyprus, the latest victim of Eurozone turmoil, drags on with no end in sight, the prospect of a Russian rescue for the island seems to have slipped away in recent days. This needn’t be the case if European leaders are willing to seize this as the moment to do what they…