We Can’t Oppose Everything

We can’t oppose everything – well we could, and I know that we are ‘The Opposition’ but actually it’s important if we are to be a credible opposition that we actually don’t oppose things based on who brings them forward to the Commons – but actually oppose based on our beliefs and goals as a collective, a party and a […]

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Save the ILF – My Letter To David Nuttall MP (Bury North)

Below is a letter that I wrote to David Nuttall MP, my local constituency MP, to support the reinstatement of the ILF by the government.   Dear Mr David Nuttall MP, A couple of years ago, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Government’s decision to close the Independent Living Fund was unlawful. On the 6th March 2014 it was […]

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BREAKING NEWS: George Osborne Confirms Details of ‘The Long Term Plan’

It’s so predictable what George Osborne as Chancellor was going to do – and he keeps on doing it.  Somehow, unfortunately, he along with Cameron managed to convince (read: deceive) the electorate about what they had done and what they were planning to do. For many of us, we saw this coming – but now George himself has kindly explained […]

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England – The Only Non-Progressive Country of the Home Nations

With barely six days to go before the Independent Living Fund is scrapped, Corrie stars tell us why they back the campaign to save the Independent Living Fund. Someone once said: “The test of a good society is you look after the elderly, the frail, the vulnerable, the poorest in our society and that test is even more important in […]

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Government Censors Disability Protest

Angry campaigners today took to the Commons during Prime Minister’s Questions to protest against the scrapping of the Independent Living Fund, a fund which since the late 1980’s has helped disabled people throughout the UK with the highest of support needs, enabling them to live full lives in the community rather than in residential care. One of the latest victims of […]

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Sajid Javid and the Tories Plan Draconian Strike Law Changes

The Tories are once again showing that no matter how much you say you are a party for “the hard working people of our country” that there actions show that they are anything but. Tory strike law proposals outlined immediately after winning their slim majority in Parliament are some of the most anti-worker proposals proposed for decades – and bearing in […]

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