European elections 2014

  • June 6, 2014

    Support is growing within Labour for the idea that the party should oppose the renewal of Trident. The decision is due in 2016. Polls consistently show a majority of British voters opposed to Trident. Religious groups, including fairly middle-of-the-road churches, are speaking out against it. Protests at nuclear bases are increasing. Will Ed Miliband have the courage to listen to the majority of the public rather than senior Labour figures who are stuck in the 1980s?

  • May 26, 2014

    Ukip has emerged as the winning party in the European elections with 24 seats, including one in Scotland, with an increase of 11 seats on 2009.

  • May 26, 2014

    Nigel Farage's smug grin is all over the media this morning. But the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have been defeated by a monster of their own creation.

  • May 10, 2014

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church in Britain and the United Reformed Church have issued a briefing on the elections for the European Parliament.

  • May 1, 2014

    If you believe the Daily Mail, then a European election candidate has been arrested “for quoting Winston Churchill”.