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A Wakefield View of Westminster

This compilation of some of the blogs written by Lucy Brown over the last few years is now published and available for downloading. For further details, please CLICK HERE

Dartside Press

Clegg needs to reach the whipped bottom in Glasgow

Spare a thought for Lib Dems preparing to gather in Glasgow in under a fortnight. It’s the last conference season before the 2015 general election and the last time the public will get to see the party gathered collectively together. 1,471 more words

Lib Dems

Why any "immigration debate" is one-sided

Often we’ll hear about politicians rambling on about immigration, and how it’s supposedly a big deal. Is there any real issue with immigration? Of course not. 432 more words


And So It Goes...#515

Russia was right after all.  There are just somethings you’ve got to sit back,relax and enjoy and the horrendous incompetence and hubristic strategic idiocy of the US and its NATO lackeys is one of them. 632 more words

UK Politics

3 suggestions for UK response to IS

Mr Cameron cut short his holiday to formulate a UK response to the growing strength of Islamic State in Syria & Iraq (IS). The video of the beheading of James Foley has been shared online (by some very depraved individuals), and the executioner sounds like he’s from London (UK). 702 more words


Is our government part of the solution, or just part of the problem?

The two most pressing issues for the next UK general election – unplanned immigration and terrorism.

Without investing in effective UK border control (whatever it takes), the problem inside becomes bigger than the problem offshore. 218 more words

Social Comment

NEC Election results - thank you to everyone who voted!

The election results for Labour’s National Executive Committee was as follows:

National Executive Committee – Division IV (Local Government)
McMAHON, Jim 1,894 Elected
PERRY, Alice 1,510 Elected 141 more words