Category Archives: Labour

Payday lenders: We should all think about the difficult position the Tories are in

Whatever the Tories would have you believe, poverty is on the up. Everywhere you turn there are desperate stories of evictions, hungry children and food banks. One of the consequences of this growing population of desperate people, is that investors … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: why some people will be happy to see it go

Some will argue that Labour started the privatisation of Royal Mail and so shouldn’t oppose it now. It’s true that when in Government, Labour proposed reforms which paved the way for privatisation. However, the 2009 Postal Services Bill specifically included … Continue reading

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The Gagging Bill: a clever move

Do we want a country where any organisation can throw millions into election campaigns? Of course not, and it is for this very reason that the Labour Party introduced strict limits on 3rd party spending in the Political Parties, Elections … Continue reading

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