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January 100 Club Winners

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Liver Building

This is my very personal report of Labour's conference in Liverpool

Conference Report

This is my very personal report of Labour's conference in Liverpool Read more

The text below is a letter sent to the local newspapers.  We may disagree with Stephen Phillips QC MP on most things, but not on help for unaccompanied refugee children.  His is working with, and supporting, Yvette Cooper.  Credit where credit is due.

Credit Where Credit is Due

The text below is a letter sent to the local newspapers.  We may disagree with Stephen Phillips QC MP on most things, but not on help for unaccompanied refugee children. ... Read more

It is likely that Cameron will soon ask parliament for approval to bomb Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria

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The record of ISIL is aggressive and brutal, inspiring terrorist attacks around the world. What is to be done? What do youthink?

Should the RAF Bomb Syria?

It is likely that Cameron will soon ask parliament for approval to bomb Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria   The record of ISIL is aggressive... Read more

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Ready to hit Sleaford (with Gary behind the camera)

Over a dozen members of the Sleaford and North Hykeham Labour Party hit the streets in both towns to oppose the tax credits cuts.

Tax Credit Cut Petition

Ready to hit Sleaford (with Gary behind the camera) Over a dozen members of the Sleaford and North Hykeham Labour Party hit the streets in both towns to oppose the... Read more

Flo Ormesher is Labour's candidate in the Westholme ward of Sleaford.  Long standing former Westholme councillor, Brian Watson, backs Flo as the best person for the job.2014-11-14_Flo(200x200).jpg

Sleaford Town By Election

Flo Ormesher is Labour's candidate in the Westholme ward of Sleaford.  Long standing former Westholme councillor, Brian Watson, backs Flo as the best person for the job.

The headline figure is that 3 million families will be £1,300 a year worse off.  This blog gives extra information on tax credit changes.


The parliamentary Social Security Advisory Committee said there was lack of evidence to support the changes.  They asked for more information on the changes and their impacts.  The House of Commons Library produced additional analysis with seven cases.

Tax Credit Cuts, People Lose Money: Official

The headline figure is that 3 million families will be £1,300 a year worse off.  This blog gives extra information on tax credit changes. The parliamentary Social Security Advisory Committee... Read more

YouKip_(200x200).jpgThe UKIP MEP Roger Helmer wrote a very unpleasant piece about the refugee crisis for the Lincolnshire Echo.  I wrote a response, but the Echo did not publish it.  So here it is on this blog.

Roger and the Refugees

The UKIP MEP Roger Helmer wrote a very unpleasant piece about the refugee crisis for the Lincolnshire Echo.  I wrote a response, but the Echo did not publish it.  So... Read more

The resignation of a councillor for Belvoir ward of South Kesteven district brings a by election on the 6th December.

By Election in South Kesteven

The resignation of a councillor for Belvoir ward of South Kesteven district brings a by election on the 6th December. Read more

I have just seen the new Bond film, Spectre, and I am wondering if the makers were trying to express an opinion on a particular politician.

Spectre

I have just seen the new Bond film, Spectre, and I am wondering if the makers were trying to express an opinion on a particular politician. Read more

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