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Government Ignores Medicine Regulator on School Testing

Today it was reported by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) that the average the rate of COVID-19 infection is 1.9 times higher amongst primary and secondary teachers, than in the general population. For teaching assistants, the rate of COVID infection is three times higher in primary schools. Despite this, the Government are using Lateral Flow tests against the Medicine

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Kashmir – A History of Oppression & Abandonment

The final status of Kashmir is a shadow that has hung over India and Pakistan since the partition of British India in 1947. Indeed, it has been the main reason for hostilities between the two nuclear armed states over the years. While both countries initially agreed that the people of Kashmir should be allowed to decide their own future status,

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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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Under 25s Benefit Rates Need Equalising Just like Wages

Philip Hammond Budget 2018

This week saw the annual rise of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW). While a rise for low paid workers is always welcome, those aged under 25 may be feeling short changed. After all, they get less than their elders despite doing the same job. The same also applies to under 25s on benefits but they

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The Independent Group have a message to the working class: F%$K YOU

The Independent Group of MPs looking upwards towards the word austerity whilst happy

There’s rarely a dull week in Westminster these days, However this week, several Labour & Tory MPs thought they could up the anti. It began when seven MPs left the Labour Party, joined by another shortly afterwards. Then on Wednesday, the media circus hit it’s peak when 3 Tory MPs joining the group. They claim to want to “change UK

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Labour to attempt at forcing the DWP to disclose Universal Credit impact papers

Esther Mcvey MP and Margaret Greenwood MP

Labour will use their opposition day debate today, to attempt and force Esther McVey and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to disclose any papers showing what impact Universal Credit will have on households currently on legacy benefits  when they are moved to the new system next year.   The party plan to use their opposition day debate today,

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Labour MP tells me scrapping Universal Credit WILL be in next election manifesto & McDonnell indicates support

This weeks Labour Conference brought a lot of uncertainty to those hoping Labour would commit to scrapping the controversial benefit Universal Credit. In an exclusive, a senior Labour MP has told me that scrapping Universal Credit WILL be included in the next Labour Manifesto. At this weeks Labour Party conference there have been mixed messages on the party’s plan for

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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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Claimants will feel let down if Labour don’t call for Universal Credit to be scrapped at Annual Conference

Labour Conference Universal Credit

The Labour Party Conference starts this weekend and there’s much speculation if a motion calling for Universal Credit to be scrapped will feature on the program. The motions have yet to be announced but with unions now joining claimants in calling for it to be scrapped, Labour would be letting claimants down if they don’t hold a vote at the

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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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Independent vs Mainstream a Modern Day David and Goliath

A modern day david vs goliath

Journalism is about holding people to account whether it’s awkward or not, so why does this government get a free pass from the mainstream press?   Suicide is always a topic you must be careful when writing about. You have to be responsible so as not to cause fear or alarm to people who are suffering from a mental health

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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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