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Theresa May announced yesterday that there will be a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire. A “something must be done, we are doing something” response. Her history with public inquiries is not good – they get dragged out and it feels to me like this is a...
‘My Day In The Council Chambers’

‘My Day In The Council Chambers’

Today was a massive day. Today was of significant importance to myself because I had helped these councillors in all types of weather. Leafleting , canvassing and even had the occasional coffee and a bite to eat. I put my family commitments on hold. My Girlfriend and...
But how does Vote till you Boak work?

But how does Vote till you Boak work?

I’ve been asked, so.. Imagine there was a ward with 12,000 electors and 10 candidates standing that will elect 4 council seats. There’s obviously things like turnout  to consider, so say 60% go out and vote. That’s 7,200 votes and say that all of them use their 1-10...
Universal Credit is nothing to celebrate

Universal Credit is nothing to celebrate

We recently heard that on the anniversary of the introduction of Universal Credit the Dundee DWP office dressed in blue and had celebratory cake. The thought of celebrating something that has caused so many people so much misery ought to be enough to make any cake...