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Reducing Betting in High Streets

The sheer number of authorities demanding limits to betting (especially Fixed Odds Betting Terminals) shows how widespread the problem is.  The Tories have previously been lukewarm on this subject, despite evidence of the damage done.  Lets...
by James Powney's Blog on Nov 29, 2014

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has chosen to illustrate the parlous state of the NHS with his own family.  It is difficult to know where to start with how bad this is.  He is actively encouraging the overload of A&E.  He is encouraging reliance on th...
by James Powney's Blog on Nov 28, 2014

Lets end revenge evictions

Yesterday I attended the launch of a campaign in Brighton & Hove to seek cross party support for legislation to be presented to the House of Commons by Sarah Teather MP as a private members Bill. The case for the Bill … Continue reading &#...
by IanChisnall on Nov 8, 2014

Honest research into Fracking is vital

The risks and benefits of fracking for the UK are to be examined by a “independent” task force, led by the former head of the Environment Agency, Lord Chris Smith, and funded by shale gas companies. Whatever the rights and … Continu...
by IanChisnall on Oct 26, 2014

Research into Fracking is vital

The risks and benefits of fracking for the UK are to be examined by a “independent” task force, led by the former head of the Environment Agency, Lord Chris Smith, and funded by shale gas companies. Whatever the rights and … Continu...
by IanChisnall on Oct 23, 2014

What is good for the North……

The promises of Devo-Met being made to some of the Northern Cities and the land in between may yet come to naught. We are about to elect a new Government and just as this Government has picked and chosen the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Oct 23, 2014

not #labourdoorstep

The use of hashtags to promote a campaign or event can be very useful, where there are large numbers of people involved and some are using twitter with confidence. I was at an event this week which proposed the use … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Oct 17, 2014

not #labourdoorstep

The use of hashtags to promote a campaign or event can be very useful, where there are large numbers of people involved and some are using twitter with confidence. I was at an event this week which proposed the use … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Oct 17, 2014

A media fit for purpose

There can be no excuse for our 3 major broadcasters, working together as they did to come up with such an incompetent set of proposals as they announced yesterday. Not only do they have substantial resources to allow a meaningful … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Oct 14, 2014

A media fit for purpose

There can be no excuse for our 3 major broadcasters, working together as they did to come up with such an incompetent set of proposals as they announced yesterday. Not only do they have substantial resources to allow a meaningful … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Oct 14, 2014

Housing Lunacy

Since the Tory Conference, ministers have been kind enough just how utterly bonkers they really are _ with unpaid tax cuts, eternal austerity, abolition of human rights as defined by eminent left wingers David Maxwell-Fyfe and Sir Winston Churchill a...
by James Powney's Blog on Oct 11, 2014

How genuine are Turkey’s and Saudi Arabia’s motives regarding ISIL?

While I am a supporter of the prime minister’s plan for Canada to join the U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State—commonly known as ISIL or ISIS—the irony of the mission is not lost on me. I don’t know whether or not PM St...
by Russ Campbell's Blog on Oct 7, 2014

Back to Local Welfare Assistance

I have been concerned about local welfare assistance schemes for some time.  After a brief retreat, central government looks as if it is stepping up to abolish funding completely, which means most authorities will either do away with the schemes...
by James Powney's Blog on Oct 7, 2014

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals on wrong side of ISIL combat mission

Tuesday evening we will have a vote in our House of Commons on the Conservative government’s plan to join the U.S.-led international coalition in Iraq to contain or defeat—at the very least to degrade—the radical Islamic group known as ISIL, IS...
by Russ Campbell's Blog on Oct 6, 2014

The madness of Chancellor George

It seems that the Conservative Party simply cannot stop themselves from demonstrating how unsuited they are to be in Government. I should make it clear that I am not arguing that Labour would necessarily be any better, simply how appallingly dreadf...
by IanChisnall on Oct 4, 2014

රනිල් ලන්ඩන් දේශපාලනඥයන් හමුව - Sri Lanka Opposition Leader Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe Meets Conservative Members

by WikiLeaks LK on Oct 2, 2014

What’s your poison?

“I want to see new banning orders for extremist groups that fall short of the existing laws relating to terrorism. I want to see new civil powers to target extremists who stay within the law but still spread poisonous hatred. … Continue readi...
by IanChisnall on Oct 1, 2014

Our Government needs higher ambitions

Yesterday one of the UKs most responsible public servants stood up in the presence of many other people who are being paid by the State to represent you and me and made a speech regarding his ambition to reduce the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Sep 30, 2014

#UK: Frmr. London Dep. Mayor #RichardBarnes Becomes Third Major Defection to UK Independence Pty

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by World Politics News on Sep 30, 2014

“Utterley Nuts”

This weeks conference in Birmingham by the Conservative Party has already enabled a number of very telling speeches or articles. According to this piece from the BBC, the Mayor of London, someone who the Prime Minister describes as one of … Con...
by IanChisnall on Sep 29, 2014


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