Closing the Gender Gap: What Labour Will Do and What the Tories Won’t by @bevclack Today we had further evidence – if evidence were needed – of the lack of interest David Cameron’s government has in addressing issues of inequality. This time it came in the shape of […]
Socialism is a word that is rarely uttered in the world of politics. That’s why I’m going to mention what...
Sometimes, just sometimes we need to go to the past to find the answers for the future. The mid 1940′s were...
In 2009 the leader of the opposition, David Cameron said this when asked what taxes he would raise : “You...
In 2008 there was a world financial crisis. In the summer of 2007 there were rumblings in the UK stock market. The banks began to stop lending to each other because of potential market fears of losses on high risk lending/mortgages in the USA. Thus began the meltdown of the […]Read more ›
I felt pretty fed up with the choice of Lord Kitchener to be on the £2 coin. He represents all that I have always loathed about the First World war – the jingoism, the sheer waste of men, the “Lions led by Donkeys” mentality And then I thought of Edith […]Read more ›
Libraries Speech Without Libraries I would not be standing here today as a Labour Councillor. Without Libraries the trade unions would not have been formed. Without Libraries the Labour party would not be here today. It was in the mid 1800′s – where inequality and impoverishment was rife – that it was realised that […]Read more ›
Libraries have been part of the fabric of society since at least the 7th Century BC . The first library is thought to have been Library of Ashurbanipal.The site is in modern day Iraq. The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest […]Read more ›
Legal Aid Reform Chris Grayling the Minister of Justice announced earlier this year his intention to reform the way in which Criminal Legal Aid is delivered. He wants to reduce the number of firms providing criminal legal aid from 1600 to 400. He expects firms applying for one of […]Read more ›
At Business and Law building at Lincoln University 16.25pm Awaiting open forum Opening speech by Law society, Lincoln. The law society shows the Govt’s plans can’t work. The legal Aid system has to continue. Napo is speaking (probation) It is in public sector – exist to protect the public – […]Read more ›