Keir Starmer has given the strongest indicator yet that he would support the abolition of the House of Lords, or certainly substantial reform of the chamber. As part of a wide-ranging report commissioned by the Labour Party into how to redress economic and social in-balance between London and the South-East and the rest of the… Continue reading What’s to be done with the House of Lords?
A Week in Review: 26th October- 1st November
Labour must face up to what went wrong The report on Labour’s response to accusations of anti-Semitism within the party was released to the public last week. And it was damning. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who undertook the investigation and report, said its analysis pointed ‘to a culture within the party which,… Continue reading A Week in Review: 26th October- 1st November
The country needs a strong opposition in Westminster. Labour must get this leadership election right.
I'm not a member of the Labour Party. I'm actually not a member of any political party. I'm just very interested in the field and I keep up with the political news. So, while Boris continues to bluster his way through daily life as Prime Minister, my attention has turned to what the opposition is… Continue reading The country needs a strong opposition in Westminster. Labour must get this leadership election right.
Why does anyone think that a general election will break the deadlock?
And so, Britain is once again heading to the polls ahead of schedule. For the third time in the last five years, the British public will be asked for their opinion of who should run the country. After the Fixed Term Parliament Act was passed, we were looking at a future where Prime Ministers could… Continue reading Why does anyone think that a general election will break the deadlock?
So, to return sovereignty and democracy to the UK, we have to suspend the democratic body?
I'm sorry, what?! That is ludicrous, even more so the reasons they've given for doing it. Johnson and his government are insisting this is to do with the domestic agenda and not Brexit, which is so much bullshit I don't know where to start shovelling. This is clearly about trying to steamroller a version, any… Continue reading So, to return sovereignty and democracy to the UK, we have to suspend the democratic body?