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Yes, Labour in Scotland is finished

I’ve been watching some pre-referendum videos on YouTube, assessing the Brit left and their reasons for “solidarity”. The “Scottish” Labour Party is not “alive and kicking” – it’s dying and about time too. 454 more words

Some observations from the Conservative Conference in Birmingham

Mark Reckless and Brooks Newmark brought the Tory faithful together

Lazy consensus had it that the Conservatives would be reeling after Mark Reckless’ defection and Brooks Newmark’s paisley adventure. 1,016 more words

Politics

A Study in Party Stability

In terms of long-term stability, one party above stands above all others, with the exception of personality-driven groups such as NZ First and United Future. 317 more words

The Body Politic

Maybe Cameron should be doing to the NHS what Labour says he is

In his leader’s speech to the Conservative Party conference, David Cameron said he wanted to nail Labour’s “lies” over what the Tories intended to do to the NHS (which were probably rather similar to the lies told about how the only way to stop privatisation of the health service was by voting for independence during the Scottish independence referendum campaign, a matter entirely devolved to the Scottish government). 315 more words

The hidden crisis of BAME low-paid workers trapped in poverty with no way out

by Colin Joseph

Recognition that low-paid workers are increasingly finding it difficult to meet living costs is making national news following Ed Miliband’s speech to Labour’s annual conference in Manchester last week. 1,131 more words

Politics

Don't Take My Tax Dollars (Beneficiaries)

It seems to a lot of politicians that beneficiaries are the detritus that lingers around western society. For countries that don’t have benefits, these are people that basically live off the unemployment benefit. 277 more words

Left Wing

Anti-Crime Security Services, Nottingham, 2011

“Anti-Crime Security Services” burglar alarm, Nottingham • I doubt there’s much call for pro-crime security services. • Spotted: Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1, England, 2011 • Politics: In the Labour constituency of Nottingham East

Burglar Alarm