In Perspective – Catherine Macleod

Published: March 7, 2016
Written by Catherine Macleod

It all started with a phone call. Two ­socially responsible, empathetic young men, driven by an overwhelming desire to make a difference, have launched a crusade to help people living …

Prescriptions – Jill Palmer

Published: March 6, 2016
Written by Jill Palmer

Family doctors are reaching breaking point as they struggle to cope with the growing demands of an ageing-­population, falling resources and ever increasing staff shortages.

Still more fat cats fund Tories

Published: March 6, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Official figures confirmed that more than 40 per cent of donations to the Tory election funding chest continue to come from financial fat cats who pay for the privilege of …

The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: March 4, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

Jeremy Corbyn’s election, winning with a mandate which dwarfed anything previously given to any other leader of a British political party in a generation or more, will, I believe, be …

Agenda Setting – Chris Williamson

Published: February 19, 2016
Written by Chris Williamson

Margaret Beckett’s report into the reasons why Labour lost the 2015 general election restated what most of us already knew, but some of the party’s noisy malcontents remain dissatisfied.

News in Brief

Published: February 19, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

The new system of “English Votes for English Laws” is overly complicated and may not last long, the Public Administration Committee warned.