Being rich and posh helps

Being rich and posh helps

it still helps to be male, white, privately educated, and have gone to Oxford or Cambridge. That is the findings of the House of Parliament into the current demographics of Westminster. The report found that women make up 32% of MPs in 2017, and while a huge...
Why May’s Speech At Tory Conference Was Truly Shameful

Why May’s Speech At Tory Conference Was Truly Shameful

I don’t normally talk about the family members of politicians because I don’t think they should be used to make political points as they aren’t choosing to put themselves up for election and to be public figures, etc. However, Theresa May, during her already, rapidly,...
Colonel Tankstraddler and her minion

Colonel Tankstraddler and her minion

So Ruth Davidson MSP, and the real Governor General of the northern colony Scotland, speaks at the Conservative old age people’s Conference in Manchester. Ruthie got into SNP bad mode really quickly, of course with a huge dollop of delusion, or was that shit, same...
ME AND JEREMY CORBYN

ME AND JEREMY CORBYN

I remember the good old days when a small group of MPs were the front line in Parliamentary opposition to Blairite Labour. There were the 6 SNP MPs, 3 Plaid, Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, latterly Caroline Lucas and the rest of the small band of Labour Campaign Group...
Brexit Bill Power Grab: Direct Rule by Stealth

Brexit Bill Power Grab: Direct Rule by Stealth

Westminster’s Brexit power grab is not simply the deprivation of “more powers.” It is a death blow to the entire devolution settlement. Killing devolution is London’s new priority. Direct rule is a central feature of its plan to save the union. Completely ignoring the...