Monthly Archives: May 2017

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn on Manchester

Hello all, It’s difficult for those of us who have been involved in thehurly-burly of the election campaign to switch off altogether for a couple of days, but if the horror in Manchester has reminded us of anything, it’s perhaps … Continue reading

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Be a Tory strategist for the day

As a non-candidate I don’t have to be judicious and positive all the time. So just for fun, here is my take on the shambolic Conservative choice of attack lines this week: 1. Argue the case over pensioners. No, it’s … Continue reading

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A bit of inspiration

Spend two minutes hearing Corbyn at a music festival – I defy you not to feel a little bit inspired. Then contrast it with Theresa May’s timid campaign, speaking to small groups of invited supporters.   https://www.facebook.com/mark.mcgowan.969/videos/vb.100001564885371/1512350615493753/?type=2&theater

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A fair package or a dementia tax?

Hi all, I’d like to analyse the issues on age and social care. First, though, for those who are like me supporting Greg Marshall’s campaign. If you don’t have time to go out canvassing and leafleting, there are two simple … Continue reading

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The Labour manifesto

…is here: http://www.labour.org.uk/index.php/manifesto2017 I’ll leave you to decide for yourself and compare with the Tory manifesto on Thursday, but do read it. It’s the kind of programme that made me join Labour, and a breath of fresh air in our … Continue reading

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