John Street’s Diary May 13

Published: May 13, 2016
Written by John Street

Channel 4 News has obtained further evidence that shows the Conservative Party bankrolled a possibly illegal operation to bus activists to key marginal seats to campaign for local candidates at …

Britain: The Ponzi Nation

Published: May 11, 2016
Written by Austin Mitchell

David Cameron’s government assures us that a ‘Long Term Economic Plan’ has brought us out of recession and made Britain the fastest growing economy in Europe, with the biggest fall …

Cat about the House – Cat Smith

Published: May 1, 2016
Written by Cat Smith

As I approach my first year anniversary serving as Member of Parliament for Lancaster and Fleetwood, I’m taking this opportunity to reflect on the events of the past 12 months.

MPs versus mandarin: round two

Published: May 1, 2016
Written by David Hencke

A senior civil servant will be given a fresh chance on May 3 to explain the more than £1 billion of criminal assets that should have been seized by the …

Off the hook?

Published: April 30, 2016
Written by Vincent Moss

Government ruses to avoid srcutiny are working, warns Vincent Moss

Payback for making the poorest pay

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Jon Trickett

Jon Trickett says local election day is an opportunity for Labour to send a message on behalf of all those belittled and betrayed by a vicious and incompetent Conservative Government

News in Brief

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

American President Barack Obama intervened in the UK referendum on European Union membership with a hint at punitive action if Brexit wins the day, saying that Britain would have to …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: April 16, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

There is a global power elite whose members owe no loyalty to nation states. They owe no loyalty to our health service, our education system, or even our industrial heartlands.

Agenda Setting – Chris Williamson

Published: April 15, 2016
Written by Chris Williamson

Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to accept Billy Bragg’s invitation to address this year’s attendees at the Glastonbury Festival is significant. Can you imagine David Cameron appearing at Glastonbury?

News in Brief

Published: April 15, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Jeremy Corbyn said that May’s English council elections will mark a “turning point” in Labour’s fortunes.

As I Please – Kevin Maguire

Published: April 2, 2016
Written by Kevin Maguire

Even a Chancellor of the Exchequer as innumerate as George Osborne, economics never his strong point, as many are able and willing to testify, should be able to tell the …