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{{header2a|header=Introduction to Debate and Current Affairs|body=Debate and Current Affairs is The Student Room's hub of all things discussion. Topical news stories, historical interests, political flairs, international know-hows, or religious persuasions can all be discussed or debated here. If you need to brush up on your general knowledge, or there's just those two people who are wrong on the internet at 3am, this is the place for you. Debate and Current Affairs has seen almost half a million topics discussed so far accumulating almost a staggering five million posts. We've seen visits from Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg, and David Cameron during the 2010 General Election, as well as Lord Browne and David Willetts on discussions about rising student tuition fees. So here's your chance to get your voice heard and make your impact, get involved!

Sections in Debate and Current Affairs

Current Affairs

Got a breaking news topic or want to post the most recent issues for sensible, on-topic discussion? This is the forum for you.
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Government rejects call to make mandatory high heels illegal 5 minutes ago Replies: 122
The EU to hit Britan with a £1.69billion fraud claim bill 10 minutes ago Replies: 20
Isn't this a perfectly reasonable argument?... 12 minutes ago Replies: 52
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UK Politics

Discuss issues related to the politics of the UK, such as the actions of any MP, any current or potential law, or any other factor affecting the British political system.
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Dirty Tories trying to dodge the consequences of the Tory Election Fraud prosecutions 5 minutes ago Replies: 12
Plans to bring back grammar schools 10 minutes ago Replies: 47
Labour will win a landslide in June 6 hours ago Replies: 13
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Discuss events occurring around the world, relations between countries, or actions of any group or organization with an international focus.
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French Presidential Election 7 hours ago Replies: 91
A letter to the French, please consider your election choice fully with data 22 hours ago Replies: 31
France, the most important country in the world, is having historic election tomorrow 22 hours ago Replies: 19
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Was the holocaust a lie? 10 hours ago Replies: 224
Can you please give advice to someone who suffers severe social anxiety 19 hours ago Replies: 0
How to survive the Holocaust 1 day ago Replies: 1
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Pro-life society... 13 hours ago Replies: 262
Will meat/dairy industries be looked back on as a Hollocaust? 2 days ago Replies: 11
Unalienable right to life 2 days ago Replies: 32
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Discuss issues that have a social and cultural impact, including but not limited to issues such as racism, teenage pregnancies, the social impact of religion, and the state of the education system.
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Why do people hate muslims so much? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 695
The entire ethos is wrong 10 hours ago Replies: 0
Men, are you fed up of all the disrespect, blaming and hatred of men? 13 hours ago Replies: 267
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Discuss religious, spiritual, and theological issues concerning Christianity, Judaism, Islam, or any other religion.

Model Assemblies

Join the TSR Model House of Commons today and have a go at being a Member of Parliament.

You can get involved with your chosen political party, show how you would run the country by writing laws, and also have a chance to discuss politics with a friendly, like-minded community.

Model House of Commons

TSR's Model Parliament

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Ask the Speaker II 1 Hour Ago Replies: 1967
B1193 - Terrorism Act 2000 (Amendment) Bill 2017 1 Hour Ago Replies: 17
TSR Liberal Party Question Time 2 hours ago Replies: 3831
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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