Monthly Archives: April 2013

Privatisation by the Back Door? – Nope they’re coming right in the front!

A while back a letter dropped on my mat and I ripped it open carelessly expecting yet another piece of unsolicited junk mail. At first it didn’t seem so, as it was from my local GP Practice, so, as with … Continue reading

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Hope Not Hate blog – two wrongs do not make a right!

Extremism is wrong whatever the motivation and this behaviour has no place in a civilised society. We condemn both and agree with ‘Hope Not Hate’ – A plague on both your houses!

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npower – no corporation tax for 3 years!

According to the campaigning group 38 degrees, “last week we found out Npower hadn’t paid a penny in corporation tax in the last three years. Now a tax expert – paid for by donations from 38 Degrees members – has … Continue reading

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None of the Above

We often hear our politicians complaining of ‘voter apathy’ and bemoaning the fact that voters do not turn out on election nights to exercise their franchise. Of course politicians know this is simply not true – voters in many cases … Continue reading

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If a rich man wants…

‘If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim.’ Clement Attlee

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IDS – a threat to us all

IDS is wrong-headed and as always, we get right to the heart of things from Owen Jones at the Independent. Read his article on universalism of benefits here. “If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay … Continue reading

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Sharing the biscuits

The desire to recover control of our Western Democracies from wealthy vested interests is a universal one. It is difficult though when these vested interests constantly operate a ‘Divide and Conquer’ policy to turn us all against each other. The … Continue reading

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