Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ending rough sleeping for £110m vs. £500m for Blue Passport – are we morally bankrupt?

Originally posted on Franglish Politics:
The government plans on spending £500m on “bringing back” blue passports. It seems many people are more concerned over the colour of their passport than the funding of their local schools, hospitals, and social care.…

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Labour MP’s email addresses 2017

Originally posted on I'm a JSA Claimant:
I couldn’t find an up-to-date list so I created one from the Parliament website. To make copying easier I’ve added download options just below this text. There are a few gaps so…

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A&E consultant to British journalists: “Please start reporting the truth about the NHS”

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Posted on Facebook: Dear Journalists, As an A&E consultant I am writing to ask for your help. Up and down the country our A&E departments are in meltdown, our staff are at breaking point…

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Video: Corbaristas – Corbyn learns coffee skills to highlight #homelessness

SKWAWKBOX Labour leader – and double peace-award winner – Jeremy Corbyn put in a shift today as a trainee barista to highlight the issues of homelessness and a charity that helps them creatively. Corbyn was at Borough Market in London … Continue reading

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“The best AIDS show in town!” Report from the BANG BUS – World AIDS Day Special

Originally posted on ACT UP London:
“Brilliant fun and wonderfully spontaneous. A fun and friendly whirl through traffic in a magic created world upon an open topped bus with laughter, joy and magic. Onlookers were seduced into viewing into an alternative world…

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Victory For Claimants As Government Drops MR Targets

Originally posted on Same Difference:
In response to pressure from the Work and Pensions Select Committee the Department for Work and Pensions has announced that its target for upholding original PIP and ESA decisions at the first stage of appeal,…

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May’s defeat shows Corbyn’s strategic nous – and a quandary for ‘moderates’

SKWAWKBOX Comment Theresa May’s calamitous defeat in Wednesday evening’s EU amendment vote puts her in a position of abject weakness – and strips away the MSM-crafted façade that she ‘achieved’ a deal last week rather than surrendering completely to the … Continue reading

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How Not To Talk To Brexiteers

Originally posted on Voice of TREASON:
Source: How Not To Talk To Brexiteers A view from the other side, well thought through. However,  two points to note. 1. While the author talks rationally, he still divides the world into two,…

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Upset An MP On Social Media? Prepare To Lose Your Voting Rights

Originally posted on Semi-Partisan Politics:
– Hurt an MP’s feelings and lose your civil rights. This could be a reality in the prissy, authoritarian, neo-puritanical Britain we inhabit Having learned nothing from the past three years of populist insurgency, rather…

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