Last month the UK government agreed to let companies drill underneath people's homes for shale gas without the homeowners consent. 99% or respondents to a consultation on this disagreed with the move, but, as this is the sort of democracy we seem to live in nowadays, the government have gone ahead and acted in the … Continue reading Nowhere is “Fracking Fine”
So, there you go. From the keyboard of UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn comes confirmation that his party are "the party of the working class now". Labour, as most of us have known for some time now, have moved their focus onto that tabloid favourite, "Middle Britain", and have left a void which UKIP now claim … Continue reading UKIP – Working class heroes?
Today is World Mental Health Day (as you can tell by the picture above, I guess). Now, I am far from an expert on these things. Apart from my own depression and anxiety which, as I have said before, are relatively mild, I have no real experience of mental illness. However, there are a few … Continue reading A post for World Mental Health Day
It takes some doing to have an MP elected to the House of Commons from outside the main three parties, especially in England. So when a party gets its first MP elected it is a matter of congratulations. To position your policies outside of the centre-right ground, despite that being the accepted ingredient for success … Continue reading How not to win an election