Grassroots – Day of choices

So the day finally arrived. Thursday 7th May 2015. Polling day. All that remained was for the people to play their part. To make their way to the nearest polling station, mark their choice, stick it in the box and change the world. Or maybe not. On assignment for Getty Images I covered a number ofContinue reading “Grassroots – Day of choices”

Yes…No…Maybe…?

Thursday 18th of September 2014. Remember the date. History could be made then when the 305-year-old political union between Scotland and England could potentially come to an end. …and speaking of history:   Scotland’s relations with its larger neighbour have often been difficult, none more so than in the wars of independence some 700 oddContinue reading “Yes…No…Maybe…?”

Local and European elections.

Voters across Teesside and East Cleveland had the opportunity to vote today in the local and European elections. Polling stations were scattered all over the region and were open from 7am to 10pm. Here’s a few of the pictures I shot throughout the day at some of the polling stations and below them are linksContinue reading “Local and European elections.”

Make it vote

The Labour Party candidate Emma Lewell-Buck has won the South Shields by-election held yesterday. She retains a Labour led constituency that has held South Shields since 1935. The by-election was triggered after the former foreign secretary David Miliband announced recently that he was resigning from the House of Commons in order to leave Britain andContinue reading “Make it vote”