Monthly Archives: May 2013

Cheering story/Bedroom tax protest/HS2 discussion

This is a short update because I’ve been asked to mention some upcoming events, but after the recent horrors I wanted to cheer you with this story about the mosque that disarmed thuggish demonstrators with… a nice cup of tea … Continue reading

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Let’s win Broxtowe back for Labour!

I’m seeking re-selection as Labour’s candidate in Broxtowe for three reasons: 1. I believe that I have the best chance to retake the seat from Anna Soubry. 2. I want to stand as a Labour candidate committed to positive policies … Continue reading

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Response to the Woolwich murder

It seems right to make a quick comment on yesterday’s murder. First, the straightforward point that it’s an atrocity that anyone sane will condemn, and the victim’s family needs all our sympathy. I think we should be careful not to … Continue reading

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Enough political soap opera! UKIP examined

East Enders 1986                                                      Westminster 2013 I’m going to be politically outspoken with this one as I’m a bit exasperated with current events, but please note also the non-political local events listed at the end. The Beeston Carnival is coming soon, … Continue reading

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Should voting be illegal? Should all sex be banned?

Poll that may amuse you amid some quite interesting serious answers: http://tinyurl.com/oddpoll – among the quirky findings on the margin: 1% of people think that it should be illegal to send anyone to prison. Presumably infringement of this would be … Continue reading

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