October 20th 2010 coalition government comprehensive spending review, good fiscal management or ideological led Tory changes to government spending? With government spending cuts expected to be as high as 40% in some government departments over the course of this parliament, are we looking at the Conservatives taking advantage of economic strife by pushing for ideological […]
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A Bill has been passed making anyone with a face mask (any item of clothing that covers the face including the Muslim veil the Burqa and also the Balaclava) in a public place (street, shops etc…) can be arrested and given a €150 (euro) fine. This is utterly ridiculous, banning a face veil for no […]
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The Labour Party won the 2005 UK general election with 35.3% of the popular British vote. The Conservative Party was just a few points behind with 32.3% of the votes, but because of the first past the post voting system, the Labour Party had a significant majority with 356 parliamentary seats (MPs) compared to 198 […]
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On Thursday (29th April) we see the third and final of three Live TV Prime Ministerial debates for the three main parties leaders: Gordon Brown : Labour David Cameron : Conservative Nick Clegg : Liberal Democrat The third Prime Ministerial TV debate is hosted by the BBC with David Dimbleby as the moderator and will […]
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From the Labour party manifesto they have a policy to bring in ID cards: The new biometric ID scheme which already covers foreign nationals will be offered to an increasing number of British citizens, but will not be compulsory for them. It will help fight the growing threat of identity theft and fraud, as well […]
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Not exactly general election politics per se, but interesting all the same. Pope Benedict XVI plans to visit Britain later this year (September 16th 2010) and with the Catholic priests child abuse controversy it’s expected to be a turbulent visit with groups protesting at the Popes stance on issues like pedophilia priests, abortion and gay […]
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I’m listening to David Cameron on BBC3 Dermot Meets David Cameron and realised a Conservative ‘untruth’. David Cameron is talking about a Big Society (which is total waffle IMO) and said they want to listen to the people and if they gain power after May 6th they’ll bring in the ability for the British people […]
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On Thursday (22nd April) we see the second of three Live TV debates for the three main parties leaders: Gordon Brown : Labour David Cameron : Conservative Nick Clegg : Liberal Democrat The second live TV debate is hosted by SKY with Adam Boulton as the moderator and will be shown on SKY News at […]
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