George Osborne’s “Poll Tax Moment” Just Destroyed His Chance Of Being PM

In what’s now being described as his ‘poll tax moment’, George Osborne’s catastrophic defeat in the Lords (again) of his flagship welfare policy leaves many questioning whether he has damaged beyond hope all the aspirations he had to reaching the top job and walking into 10 Downing Street one day. Undoubtedly, the tax credit reform (or should we just call […]

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“But The Conservatives Said…”

A phrase that I’ve heard a lot recently, particularly surrounding the tax credit changes (and again particularly surround child tax credits) is a variation of the ‘But The Conservatives Said….’ sentence. But the Conservatives said that they wouldn’t cut my tax credits But the Conservatives told me I’d be better off under a Tory government But the Conservatives said they […]

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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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