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Tory Austerity Lite's Still Failing Us: Autumn Budget 2017 Thoughts from 4 Voters in Lincoln:
As I've done several times before in this blog, I thought it'd be interesting to examine and scrutinise the Autumn Budget 2017 policy measures with a group of 4 voters from Lincoln. 2 of them (Voters A and D) fall into the still much cited category of "JAMs...
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Free Speech and Political Correctness: Are they really mutually exclusive?
I was speaking with my brother last night on a topic that is being discussed at universities up and down the breadth of the UK: "Is Free Speech in danger of being eroded as a result of Political Correctness?" It's certainly not a new debate but it is one th...
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My Thoughts on the Conservative Party Autumn Conference 2017 Policy Announcements: Policy Mediocrity Klaxon
I have to start this blogpost on a positive note, by focussing on PM May's keynote speech first. Because yes, for me, it was possibly the only speech at the Tory Conference that filled me with any kind of optimism.....for a future (a "British Dream") that c...
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My thoughts on the Labour Conference 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's Keynote Speech
Success in politics in my opinion should boil down to three key elements. Firstly, a successful politician has a genuine, passionate desire to change society for the better, whether that be at a local level as a ward councillor or at a national level as an ...
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My thoughts on the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference 2017:
Autumn conference season has started! #Yay! Let it rain down policy love! It's the time of the year when different party factions come together to bang their policy drums and try and convince delegates to support their ideas over the rival faction's ideas. ...
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PM May's Brexit Florence Speech: A masterclass in verbosity and platitudes
PM May delivered her hugely anticipated follow up speech on the UK's general attitude towards Brexit (Lancaster House Speech) on Friday afternoon. Suffice to say it doesn't seem to have had the desired impact at home. Yes the speech was full of platitudes, ...
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The #ComeOutForLGBT Stonewall campaign matters. Here's why:
Last week, Stonewall published a new report into reported and unreported hate crime against the LGBT+ community. The "LGBT in Britain-Hate Crime and Discrimination" report was put together after Stonewall created an online survey that was disseminated by Yo...
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Thoughts on the Gender Identity Services For Adults Consultation 2017
Gender Identity Services (GIS) in England are currently inadequately funded and staffed to meet the needs of trans and non-binary patients. Trans healthcare was one of the key areas of concern highlighted in the Trans Inquiry findings published by the Women...
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Thoughts on Charlottesville: Keep Standing Up To White Supremacists and Alt-Right Commentators
The horrific events that have occurred in Charlottesville on Saturday seem to have shocked people not just in the US but around the world. Such events should shock every person who believes that compassion towards others should never be rationed. Heather He...
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TfL Tube Announcement Changes: Why all the fuss over Gender Neutral Language and Greetings?
This month Transport for London (TfL) took the "brave" (I call it common sensical) decision to change the outdated greeting on the Tube for passengers. No longer will they hear "Hello Ladies & Gentleman" (which erases the existence of young travellers let a...
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