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Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Robert Tyler August 28, 2015 0

Britain’s 4th Party gets 22 Lords, whilst its 3rd gets none. On Thursday, the Number 10 Press Office put out a statement on behalf of the Prime Minister announcing the creation of a fistful of new

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Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Joey Simnett August 28, 2015 0

Where there’s a will there’s a wall. It’s recently been reported that Hungary has been building a 175km fence across its southern border to keep out asylum seekers, notably from Syria and Afghanistan. The

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Corbyn Supporters Enjoy a Nice Cup of Tea Party

Corbyn Supporters Enjoy a Nice Cup of Tea Party

Robert Tyler August 27, 2015 0

The Corbyn revolution in the Labour Party is just like the Tea Party in America. Now, before you start bombarding me with comments telling me that I’m nuts, and reminding me that the Tea

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Labour: Don’t listen to the SNP’s joke advice

Labour: Don’t listen to the SNP’s joke advice

Kevin O'Donnell August 26, 2015 0

A not so recent phenomenon in Scottish politics is the readiness with which senior SNP politicians seem to want to offer the Scottish Labour Party advice. Pete Wishart, the disputatious MP for Perth and

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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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SNP Pull a Hissy Fit Over Money

SNP Pull a Hissy Fit Over Money

Alan Grant August 26, 2015 0

In the immediate aftermath of the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, an interesting, if entirely predictable, social media phenomenon occurred. Some of the more vocal supporters of Scottish independence rallied round the banner of

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All Aboard the (Gender Segregated) Crazy Train

All Aboard the (Gender Segregated) Crazy Train

Joey Simnett August 26, 2015 0

Did I mention we’re having a Corbyn-bashing week at the Backbencher? It’s too good to resist; the latest hilarity to come out as a legitimate viewpoint by the man himself is that he would

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Liberals Watch Out – Corbyn’s About

Liberals Watch Out – Corbyn’s About

Tom Davies August 23, 2015 0

If you’ve listened to pretty much anyone who has attempted to given an educated opinion on the issue – apart from Owen Jones and people on your Facebook newsfeed who have jumped on every

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Justice Reform – Free It Up

Justice Reform – Free It Up

Michael Shaw August 21, 2015 0

Prisons across the country are at breaking point. Financially, as a country, we cannot go on like this; the current system is quite simply costing far too much. It is not only failing us

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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