Ben Bradley learns the hard way and – apologises unreservedly for Corbyn spy claims | Politics | The Guardian 

Labour says Tory MP will tweet apology and has agreed to pay undisclosed sum to charity – The Guardian The grovelling apology makes it crystal clear that what Bradley tweeted had no foundation in truth and was purely based on Tory attempts at smearing Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Let’s not forget that Theresa May appointed Bradley as Vice Chair of the Tory Party only a … Continue reading Ben Bradley learns the hard way and – apologises unreservedly for Corbyn spy claims | Politics | The Guardian 

The #Tory #Dementia #Tax – get ready to be asset stripped again.

Did Theresa May really think she could get away it? Probably she did. She believes her own popularity hype so it’s a small step to think you can do whatever your want. Spun as a the Tory solution to the Social Care crisis, it’s obvious that it’s nothing of the sort. May’s Dementia Tax is just the latest in a long line of Tory tools … Continue reading The #Tory #Dementia #Tax – get ready to be asset stripped again.

With pensioners now disproportionately unlikely to be in poverty, is it time to vilify them like other groups?

I hear David Willetts, the Executive Chair of The Resolution Think Tank, on the radio this morning. He’s talking about pensioners and their incomes. Apparently pensioners now typically have higher incomes than those of typical working age. Typically. I got the impression that this has been identified as a problem by the said Willetts, or “Two Brains” as he was known in the 1990’s when he was a Tory … Continue reading With pensioners now disproportionately unlikely to be in poverty, is it time to vilify them like other groups?

A vote for a Westminster Politician is a vote for more failure, cunningly disguised as progress.

I listen to Jeremy Hunt talking on the radio about the NHS. He is calm, softly spoken, subdued. It s Friday 12th February. Jeremy does not make wild claims about how many £billions the Government is investing in hospitals. He seems to accept that there is very little he and his Government can do. Accepts that things are happening in hospitals that are unacceptable. Jeremy doesn’t … Continue reading A vote for a Westminster Politician is a vote for more failure, cunningly disguised as progress.