Hypocrite Starmer promises to promote local democracy – after destroying it in the Labour Party

This went down well, didn’t it? After Keir Starmer claimed in a newspaper column that he would promote local democracy and empower local communities, people on the social media have been queuing up to slap him down. The classic comment comes from a Twitter account holder who stated: “It’s laughable hypocrisy to carp on about…

Hypocrite Starmer promises to promote local democracy – after destroying it in the Labour Party
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Zahawi asks Nurses to take pay cut as ‘message to Putin’

Minister Without Portfolio Nadhim Zahawi has asked nurses to accept a real-terms pay cut “to send a message to Putin” that the UK will not accept his attempt to dictate to us using energy prices. What? Well, see for yourself: Firstly, this is a non-sequitur. Nurses’ pay has nothing to do with energy prices or…

Zahawi asks Nurses to take pay cut as ‘message to Putin’
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38 Degrees Petition to Expel Tory PPE Profiteer Michelle Mone from the House of Lords

As you can see, I’m clearing the backlog I’ve built up of various emails from the petitioning organisations and activist groups. I got this one on Monday about Lady Michelle Mone, who pocketed a very tidy sum from recommending to the government a company producing faulty PPE. This has caused immense outrage, and people want […]

38 Degrees Petition to Expel Tory PPE Profiteer Michelle Mone from the House of Lords
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Next Year’s Disability Benefit Rates Revealed

With many thanks to Benefits And Work.   The DWP have now published the uprated benefits rates which will be paid from April 2023. You can download the full rates tables from this page. But we’ve given details of some of the most important changes for our readers below: ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCEHigher rate Increased by £9.35 […]

Next Year’s Disability Benefit Rates Revealed
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Tories careful with public spending? Don’t make me laugh!

A mixture of greed and incompetence. Here are just some of the notable times when the Tories happily wasted your hard-earned money. 15/06/2013 £120Bn of your money down the drain EVERY year: The astonishing Whitehall waste that could send every British family on an annual luxury holiday 5/09/2013 Tory waste £34M so far on failed […]

Tories careful with public spending? Don’t make me laugh!
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Online Safety Bill is watered-down – but should it really legislate for ‘hurt feelings’?

Parts of a planned law to protect people using the Internet from seeing illegal material have been watered down – to protect free speech, it seems. The government has removed a section of the Online Safety Bill that refers to “legal but harmful material”. This means the largest, high-risk online platforms like Facebook, Instagram and…

Online Safety Bill is watered-down – but should it really legislate for ‘hurt feelings’?
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Starmer runs to the S*n again

Betrayal of Liverpool and all working people continues ‘Labour leader’ Keir Starmer has again cosied up to Rupert Murdoch’s S*n – the rag boycotted by Scousers because of its vile lies about Liverpool fans and the victims of the Hillsborough disaster. On Tuesday night, Starmer donned his tuxedo and took his wife to the paper’s…

Starmer runs to the S*n again
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Tory Brexiteer takes government to European Court over his own lobbying abuse

The hypocrisy is strong in this one. Owen Paterson, the former Conservative MP, had to resign after being found to have broken lobbying rules while working for two firms as a paid consultant alongside his Parliamentary duties. Now this Brexiteer is taking the government to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) – despite having…

Tory Brexiteer takes government to European Court over his own lobbying abuse
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Labour expels former NEC stalwart Willsman for accuracy

Left-winger was recorded telling American that antisemitism accusations were being ‘whipped up’ for political reasons – a fact no longer seriously contested and one that Starmer’s own Forde Report agrees with Pete WillsmanLeft-wing former stalwart of Labour’s national executive Pete Willsman has been expelled by the Labour party – for stating something that can no…

Labour expels former NEC stalwart Willsman for accuracy
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