Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

MPs back campaigners’ call for action on ‘unethical’ mining industry

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Campaigners have welcomed the outcome of an inquiry into the extractives sector conducted by the Parliamentary Committee on Business, Innovation and Skills, calling on the government to take action on the sector that campaigners have accused of being ‘unethical and often hugely destructive’. (more…)

And still nothing on the potential impact of Qualified Majority Voting

Monday, October 27th, 2014

While the United Kingdom is conveniently distracted by politicians and media alike over a £1.7 billion bill from the European Union, the really big story quietly passes by under the radar. (more…)

UKIP launch ‘1400 Reasons to vote’ campaign in South Yorkshire PCC Election Race

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

UKIP South Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner candidate, Jack Clarkson, today unveiled a new, hard hitting, ‘1400 reasons to vote’ campaign in Rotherham, supported by local MEP and prospective parliamentary for Rotherham, Jane Collins MEP. (more…)

UKIP on a surge again

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Just as Nigel Farage proclaims that the UK will be out of the European Union within the next five years two stories emerge showing just how much of a roll the UK Independence Party is on. (more…)

Get this song to No1 says UKIP’s Nigel Farage

Monday, October 20th, 2014

A new calypso themed UKIP supporting song has been aired criticising UK political leaders for allowing “illegal immigrants in every town”. (more…)

Young Greens call for Young Leaders Debate for General election

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Young Greens, youth branch of the Green Party, have today launched calls for a “Young Leaders” debate to be held in the build up to the General Election in 2015. (more…)

Look at UKIP’s Combined By-Election Success

Friday, October 10th, 2014

UKIP may have scored an historic win in Clacton and Labour may have (slightly) expanded its vote in Heywood and Middleton but that is not the whole story. (more…)

UKIP’s birthday present to Cameron

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

It is David Cameron’s birthday today and, although he may get one more candle on his cake, he will be losing one of his MPs. (more…)

London protests against TTIP trade deal on 11 October

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Protests are planned in London against the TTIP trade deal between the EU and the US on Saturday 11 October, as part of a day of simultaneous protests in hundreds of towns and cities across Europe. (more…)

Students Could Swing Almost 200 Seats Says NUS as it Launches ‘New Deal’ General Election Manifesto

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

NUS President Toni Pearce launched NUS’ general election manifesto – ‘New Deal for the Next Generation’ [1] – today, and revealed the power of the student vote – there are 197 seats with a majority of 10 per cent or less, requiring a swing of only 5 per cent to change hands. (more…)

The Joke’s on William Hague and the Tories

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

William Hague must be kicking himself after his remarks about a defector to UKIP ended up boosting the UK Independence Party’s coffers. (more…)

David Cameron’s new tax suit is purple

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Either David Cameron accidentally read out parts of the speech that Nigel Farage gave in Doncaster last week, or they are using the same speech writer. (more…)