Category - labour party

  • 20 Feb 2013

    An award-winning photographer is displaying her photos, of the community on the front line of Donald Trump's development in Aberdeenshire, at Holyrood.

  • 19 Dec 2012

    At the end of a recent speech to the Centre for Social Justice, John Cruddas MP made a rightful appeal for extended local democracy, says political theologian Graeme Smith. But he got there by caricaturing John Stuart Mill, mystifying Aristotle and elevating a confused communitarianism over the proper role of a democratic state in embedding social justice. This warmed-over Blue Labourism needs some serious questioning in terms of its historical understanding and political roots, he suggests.

  • 11 Nov 2012

    Good science-based predictions are powerful, says Graeme Smith, Reader in Public Theology at the University of Chichester. But given that politics is a human activity, he disagrees with Rorty that those in the humanities cannot do it as well. Turning humanities-based soothsayer for a moment, Dr Smith sets out the reasons why he thinks that the Labour Party will (just) form the next government at Westminster, concluding: "you read it here first."

  • 25 Jun 2012

    Unlock Democracy has written to all Conservative MPs to ask them to support their party's manifesto commitments and back the House of Lords Reform Bill.

  • 23 May 2012

    Plaid Cymru have attacked the Conservatives and Labour for failing to support the introduction of a Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions.

  • 19 Apr 2012

    Two of the leading candidates for Mayor of London have pledged to use their powers to prevent the London arms fair taking place again if they are elected.

  • 22 Mar 2012

    Wales will be hit hard by the UK budget, according to Plaid Cymru and Welsh Labour. Plaid called for Welsh opposition to regional pay variation.

  • 26 Feb 2012

    Two former chief constables have called for responsibility for policing in Wales to be devolved to the Welsh government.

  • 18 Feb 2012

    Two Labour council leaders are supporting calls from the Green Party for the government to “come clean” on their future proposals for local government finance.

  • 21 Jan 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband’s determination to tackle the tax havens harming both UK public finances and the world's poor