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The Tory Boys' Picnic

Last weekend a small group of Birmingham Clarion Singers joined forces with the Liverpool Socialist Singers to entertain the march outside the Conservative Conference.

This was followed by the Hard Up Festival, with stirring speeches from Owen Jones, Dave Prentis (Unison) and Matt Wracke (FBU) and many others. 145 more words

Birmingham Clarion Singers

Should the voting age be lowered?

David Cameron has told Sky News that he will not reduce the voting age and I agree with him. Some might say 16-17 year olds are more radical and could damage Tory chances at elections but honestly, I really don’t want a 16 year old deciding who governs our country.

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First they came for the Spare Rooms....

One of the most infuriating things if like me you have been campaigning against the bedroom tax is a lie that is trotted out every time a Tory tries to defend it. 873 more words

Permanent Workfare, Housing Benefit Cuts, Food Stamp Style Smart Cards And School Children To Face Jobcentre Harassment - The Latest Rantings From Iain Duncan Smith

School children will face Jobcentre harassment from the age of 15 whilst claimants thought to have drug and alcohol problems will be paid benefits on smart cards if the Tories win the next election said Iain Duncan Smith in his speech to the party’s conference today. 642 more words

Hard Working Families To Face Triple Whammy Of Benefit Cuts Announces Multi-Millionaire Osborne

The lowest paid working fmilies are to face a triple whammy of in-work benefit cuts multi-millionaire George Osborne announced today.

Those with jobs, but on shit wages, will see Tax Credits, Housing Benefits and Child Benefit all frozen in a real term cut to the incomes of the very poorest should the Tory Party be re-elected next year.  463 more words

Poverty

“Demonstration” at the Tory Party Conference in Birmingham

This warm, sunny Sunday in late September saw an event that usually unites various left elements in the country: the demonstration at the Tory party conference. 406 more words

Tory Scandal you couldn't make this up!!

On the eve of the Tory Conference, it’s all going tits up over in Birmingham tonight.  The Tories have been hit by a defection and a scandal all in one night.   122 more words

Brooks Newark