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Bus fares rise in Leeds on 4 January: another reason why Labour will give Leeds London-style powers over services

On 18 December First Bus announced new ticket prices in Leeds.

They will come into effect on Sunday 4 January. There are no decreases – surprise, surprise. 531 more words

Labour Party

Oyo Accord, LP members protest imposition of candidates

•Say leaders undermine internal democracy

THE Oyo State chapters of the Accord Party (AP) and Labour Party (LP) might be heading for dangerous times if indications emerging from the parties are to go by, as aggrieved members and aspirants of both parties have begun to protest over the imposition of candidates for the State and National Assemblies seats by the leadership, noting that they undermined internal democracy as stipulated by the provisions of the Electoral Act. 566 more words


Shortest day and longest night for Labour. Constituency-level analysis of the Sunday Times-Behaviour & Attitudes, Sunday Independent-Millward Brown and Sunday Business Post-Red C polls (21st December 2014)

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th December 2014 

Tomorrow’s Sunday Business-Red C, Sunday Independent-Millward Brown and Sunday Times-Behaviour & Attitudes poll results largely reflects the figures in the  5,608 more words

Fianna Fail

Guest post: Rachel Reeves - 'the bedroom tax is cruel and ineffectual'

On 17 December, MPs voted against scrapping the bedroom tax – here, shadow secretary of state for work and pensions Rachel Reeves argues that the policy doesn’t work, and punishes the most vulnerable. 729 more words

Coalition Match Making

In light of recent polls it seems likely that there will be another hung parliament in May and a coalition to follow. The profiles below will explore what each of the major parties may be looking for in their ideal coalition partner. 634 more words

The Messenger

By Mike Small

Gerry Hassan’s article ‘Message to the Messengers’  chimed with several recent outbursts exploring discontent in the wider movement in the post-referendum political landscape. 1,206 more words


Council leader says he will aim for less damaging cuts across services

Leader of East Staffordshire Borough Council, Julian Mott, tells Midland Confidential that in light of further cuts in funding from central government to English councils, he wishes there wasn’t a cut and would have welcomed the same amount of money as the year before. 173 more words