It started as a conversation between two friends fuelled by a week of unfair bullying from the Tory press on Labour Leader – Ed Miliband. “Shall we try to get this trending?” We uttered in amusement knowing how tough & fickle twitter can be! In the end we (@charliewoof81 & […]
“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined...
When I read the report in the press that Britain would no longer support any future search and rescue operations to...
Closing the Gender Gap: What Labour Will Do and What the Tories Won’t by @bevclack Today we had further evidence...
Socialism is a word that is rarely uttered in the world of politics. That’s why I’m going to mention what Socialism means to me and hopefully others. Being a socialist is about having a balanced society. Where people are first ; community is important. Where we work together for the […]Read more ›
Sometimes, just sometimes we need to go to the past to find the answers for the future. The mid 1940′s were an inspirational time. Yes, despite having suffered from a World War ; a time of despair, in a time of massive govt debt. Arose from the ashes like a […]Read more ›
In 2009 the leader of the opposition, David Cameron said this when asked what taxes he would raise : “You could try, as you say, to put it on VAT, sales tax, but again if you look at the effect of sales tax, it’s very regressive, it hits the […]Read more ›
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 ›