Labour must stop “obsessing” over diversity and start trying to secure the votes of the white working class, A Labour MP has said. 

Labour must stop “obsessing” over diversity and start trying to secure the votes of the white working class, A Labour MP has said. 

Labour MP Stephen Kinnock says the party has become obsessed with diversity  Stephen Kinnock called for an end to ‘identity politics’  Credit: JON SUPER/EPA Laura Hughes, Political Correspondent Labour must stop “obsessing” over diversity and start trying to secure the votes of the white working class, A Labour MP has said. Stephen Kinnock, the MP for Aberavon, called on the party stop practicing “identity politics” because every racial and religious group is struggling with social mobility….

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Scotland’s overspending gap plugged with more English Taxes

Scotland’s overspending gap plugged with more English Taxes

Scotland gets £800 million but income tax forecasts fall sharply Philip Hammond announced an extra £800 million will be added to Scotland’s budget Simon Johnson, Scottish Political Editor Scottish ministers are to receive an extra £800 million to spend on improving the country’s infrastructure, the Chancellor has announced as official forecasts for income tax revenue north of the Border were cut sharply. Philip Hammond said his Autumn Statement contained a “very significant” boost to the…

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What might an English Parliament look like?

What might an English Parliament look like?

What might an English Parliament look like? The Constitution Unit is consulting on the design options Posted on November 24, 2016 by The Constitution Unit The Constitution Unit has recently begun work on a new project examining the design options for an English Parliament. This was once seen as an unrealistic proposal but support has grown in recent years and it therefore now deserves to be taken more seriously. Nonetheless many major questions about what an English Parliament might…

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Andy Burnham – part of the political culture in Westminster who as “failed to provide answers” on issues that affect us all.

Andy Burnham – part of the political culture in Westminster who as “failed to provide answers” on issues that affect us all.

A recent article in the online magazine www.aboutmanchester.co.uk posts about Andy Burnham, however as we are unable to post comment on the page I thought I would give an insight into he true Andy Burnham. Andy Burnham has been part of the political culture in Westminster for the past 15 years, was at the heart of the last Labour Government and part of a political culture which failed to provide answers in the post-industrial world. So…

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Enemies of the People

Enemies of the People

EU Referendum was given to the people by an Act of Parliament, now 3 Judges block the result from being triggered. Enemies of the people: Fury over ‘out of touch’ judges who have ‘declared war on democracy’ by defying 17.4m Brexit voters and who could trigger constitutional crisis Judges ruled Brexit could not be triggered without a Westminster vote The Lord Chief Justice and two colleagues were branded ‘out of touch’ They were accused of…

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Race relations worker guilty of racist abuse at refugee rally

Race relations worker guilty of racist abuse at refugee rally

This intriguing item appeared on the BBC website on Friday, 28th October. Race relations worker guilty of racist abuse at refugee rally Here is what it said:- “A race relations worker has been convicted of racially abusing a group of Scots at a rally to welcome Syrian refugees to Scotland. Shafiq Mohammed, 50, was also found guilty of resisting arrest at a demonstration in Monkton, South Ayrshire, on 15 November 2015. The former Scottish Refugee…

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