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The Rise of the Greens

The Green Party are a sneaky little bunch. They’ve managed to creep through the back door of British politics without anyone noticing. For the last 6 months, Britons have been consumed by the Labour Party, the Tories and the Lib Dems all calling each other incompetent – a rare case of truth from all involved – and the so-called ‘meteoric’ rise of Farage’s band of EU-despising brothers. 518 more words


Tax-payers pay £5.8m for councillors' job creation scheme

Political patronage on the rates has reached ridiculous proportions at Croydon Town Hall, reports WALTER CRONXITE

Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind, parliamentary elder statesmen and former Foreign Secretaries, are clearly not as sharp as they would have liked us to think that they are. 1,711 more words

Croydon Council

Maximus protest

Durham and Sunderland Unite Community branch members joined together today to support DPAC’s day of action against Maximus- the new Work Capability assessors.   Maximus is an American company so yet again, British taxpayers’ money will be winging its way abroad to boost a foreign economy, to the detriment of our own. 285 more words

A Bevy of Ballet Flats

Following up our 8 Shoes Every Woman Should Own series we’ll be focusing today on the ballerina flat. It’s hard to imagine that this little silhouette was once a non-existent piece of footwear. 179 more words

Casual Styles

Ieuan’s Making a Point About: Doing Politics Backwards

Our political system is working in reverse; no longer do the major parties have a philosophy, which forms the basis of a policy, which is then presented to the public. 575 more words


Democratic control is an alien concept at the Town Hall

CROYDON COMMENTARY: What powers and influence do our elected councillors really have? ROD DAVIES, a local resident and a local authority official in the past, poses the questions… 670 more words

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The great privatisation scam

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,016

Monday 02 March 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

Today, the great, fantastical, privatisation scam and the ‘free’ markets. 413 more words