Post Tagged with: "Ed Miliband"

Labour announces benefit reform for Britain’s unemployed youth

June 23, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
Labour announces benefit reform for Britain’s unemployed youth

On 19 June Ed Miliband outlined Labour’s welfare reform proposing to deny some young unemployed people benefits dependent on their willingness to partake in training. His proposal is that those people under the age of 21 who are applying for Job Seekers Allowance and are not trained should have to […]

Read more ›

Labour Party Conference: Red Ed? Pull the Other One

October 1, 2013 12:38 pm0 comments
Labour Party Conference: Red Ed? Pull the Other One

Aw. Don’t blame Ed Miliband. After all, he’s done NOTHING. That is, he’s done nothing all summer to the point that various Labour luminaries were starting to get the pre-election jitters that, if he doesn’t pull his finger out soon, they fear, and present us with some policies, Labour is about […]

Read more ›

Military action in Syria denied by shameful UK

August 30, 2013 1:00 am9 comments
Military action in Syria denied by shameful UK

Almost exactly a year and six months ago I wrote an article outlining why I believed we should stage military intervention in Syria. Much of what I wrote was based on the views and opinions of Marie Colvin, a highly respected Sunday Times journalist. Shortly after writing her piece, which […]

Read more ›

A Socialist World is Probable (II): An Absence of Fire

March 11, 2013 6:00 pm3 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (II): An Absence of Fire

Here in Britain, 2013, we have one of the weakest, most unstable governments in living memory – certainly since John Major’s time as PM (1990-1997). The humiliating defeat at the Eastleigh by-election saw UKIP push the Tories into third place. A fresh round of knife-sharpening is imminent.  The wolves prepare to devour each other with […]

Read more ›

Blair’s Progress: The Return of Bambi?

July 25, 2012 7:30 pm0 comments
Blair’s Progress: The Return of Bambi?

Just as some voters thought it was safe to go back to the Labour Party, three-time election winner Tony Blair told the press how much he missed being Prime Minister and would welcome the chance to return to No. Ten. ‘Though I don’t think it will happen,’ he was quoted as saying –but […]

Read more ›

Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

June 17, 2012 9:22 am0 comments
Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

On Wednesday a parliamentary bill to introduce a mainly elected House of Lords will be published. Inside the so-called ‘Westminster bubble’, MPs are jostling for position while trying to work out who will support the Government’s plans and who will vote against the proposed legislation. The bill has strong support […]

Read more ›