On Monday 4th December members of staff took a group of students to a politics conference in London. The speakers were from various political parties and discussed many of the issues affecting Britain today. The speakers included, amongst others, Kenneth Clarke, Anna Soubry, Nick Clegg, Chuka Umunna and Jess Phillips. A long but really worthwhile day, it gave students the opportunity to observe speakers, hear political views and get a look at Downing Street! The objective was to broaden students’ horizons and give them confidence to express their own views.