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Prime Minister and Chancellor Laugh at Plight of Zero Hours Care Staff

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak at Prime Minister's Questions. PMQs

Today at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn raised the issue of Care Workers who are on zero hour contracts. As the the Labour leader pointed out that 25% of carers in England are on the unpredictable and much criticised contracts, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and new Chancellor Rishi Sunak seemed to find it highly amusing

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Labour Pledge £58bn To Help 1950s Women

Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and the BackTo60 pension group

Just 24 hours after Boris Johnson said he couldn’t help women born in the 1950s affected by the rise in State Pension Age, Labour have unveiled a £58 billion plan to compensate the women affected. While it may not be what some campaigners had hoped for, it is a step in the right direction to supporting the women hit by

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Labour Pledge to Scrap Universal Credit AND The DWP

Jeremy Corbyn will tomorow announce that should Labour win a General Election, they will scrap the controvertial benefit Universal Credit as well as the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). He will also pledge to end several other policies enacted by the Tories since 2010 that have led to the rise of poverty and inequality across the UK. Universal Credit

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Tim Farron Blames Jeremy Corbyn For Austerity – Selective Amnesia?

Tim Farron MP

Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron seems to be suffering from a case of selective amnesia. Following the Lib Dem gains in the English Local Council Elections, Farron tweeted blaming Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn for being the “enabler of crushing austerity”. Has he forgotten that when in government, his party thought a 5p bag charge was worth allowing

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Something’s wrong when highlighting poverty gets criticized.

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn House of Commons

Yesterday at Prime Ministers Questions (PMQs) Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his questions to highlight the poverty crisis created by the Tories. That’s a good thing, right? Well the mainstream press didn’t seem to think so. Jeremy Corbyn stood up in the House of Commons to ask his allotted questions yesterday and he didn’t lead on Brexit as expected. Instead, he

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Hammond’s budget shows Universal Credit claimants mean nothing to the Tories

Philip Hammond Budget 2018

So the 2018 budget was announced today, and after the threat of Tory backbenchers voting down the budget unless changes to Universal Credit were announced, The Chancellor Philip Hammond acted. However, the changes are little more than an a PR stunt to stave off a revolt. Here’s why; Universal Credit was introduced in 2013 by then Work and Pensions Secretary,

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Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech at The World Transformed (TWT) festival in Liverpool

I live-streamed Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech at The World Transformed (TWT) festival in Liverpool on Twitter yesterday. I have included the tweet with the recording here so those not on Twitter can access it. Enjoy Alex Jeremy Corbyn is in the wings about to go out on the @TWT_NOW stage.#Lab18 #TWT2018 🌹 https://t.co/yjga1sSU3Q — Alex Tiffin (@RespectIsVital) September 23, 2018

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Universal Credit suffers a series of massive blows in just one day

DWP Sign Caxton House

Universal Credit is never far from the top of news results these days. Whether it’s another damning report on how it’s causing hardship or a whistle-blower exposing Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) failings, you can be sure that it’s never good news. However Wednesday saw the fledgling benefit come under attack from all sides.   It started at Prime

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Tory Party IHRA reference not there in July 2018 but is now – Dated 2017

IHRA Logo

Following a complaint to the Conservative Party they sent me their “CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CONSERVATIVE PARTY REPRESENTATIVES” and I noticed something was missing. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition on antisemitism is there, but only the definition no examples. Whatsmore is that despite it missing in July 2018 this is dated 2017. Quick addition this summer? What

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Home Secretary brands Corbyn “one of the biggest threat’s to our national security”

In a tweet that the mainstream media seems to have ignored, The Home Secretary Sajid Javid branded Jeremy Corbyn as “one of the biggest threat’s to our national security.” Javid has for days now been smearing the Labour leader but now has upped the ante to a despicable and libilious level. The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been attacking Jeremy Corbyn

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Press Regulator refuses to investigate wreathgate

I have today received an email from the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) in regards to a complaint I made against the Daily Mail. IPSO have stated that they will not investigate the inaccuracies published by the Daily Mail in regards to Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Tunis in 2014. IPSO, the supposed “independent” regulator of the press have stated that

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Margaret Hodge broke Labour Party rules in Sky Interview

margaret hodge Sky News

In an interview with Sky News, the prominent anti Corbyn Labour MP Margaret Hodge compared being under investigation by the Labour Party to the conditions her Jewish father experienced in 1930s Nazi Germany. Not only is this utterly ridiculous and disrespectful to those who lived and died during the Holocaust but it has broken the Labour Party’s rules. The Labour Party Rule

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1,624 048.56 – That’s the number of feet Jeremy Corbyn was from the Munich terrorists graves

Tunis to Tripoli

On Friday evening the Daily Mail reported that Jeremy Corbyn was; “just feet from Black September members who killed 11 Israelis.” However, it has recently become clear that is simply not the case. The terrorists are in-fact 307.6 miles away, (in a straight line), from where the Labour leader was in 2014. We can all agree the massacre of 11

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