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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Liz Kendall Campaign for the Living Wage

Now whilst I may not necessarily be swayed to vote for Liz Kendall in the upcoming Labour Leadership election (although, at this point in time, I’m not ruling anyone out definitively), I wholeheartedly support Liz’s campaign for the Living Wage and fully agree that it’s definitely time for ‘a fresh start’. New Labour brought in the National Minimum Wage in 1998 […]

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Supporting Small Business – The Way Forward

Opponents confuse the fact that we are fighting for social justice with an anti business rhetoric – and this couldn’t be further from the truth. Social justice and pro-business objectives are not mutually exclusive – and we shouldn’t get confused by Tory dogma that they are. I am 100% pro-business – particularly small and medium sized businesses – who are […]

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Unemployment – Let’s Tackle the Causes, Not Alienate Jobseekers

Following on from the post yesterday regarding potential community work schemes that could be investigation – ideally by an independent committee – I have a strong belief that we need to strengthen work experience schemes for jobseekers that would like to gain further experience or new experience in an area that they are interested in working in. I am a […]

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