It was the Lords wot won it

The dust has begun to settle after the alleged ‘constitutional outrage’ of the House of Lords asking the government to think again about tax credits. By setting up a Review, chaired by the redoubtable Lord Strathclyde, the Prime Minister and Chancellor seem to have conceded that there might be some value reflecting before rushing off Read more about It was the Lords wot won it[…]

Are boundary changes a threat to the United Kingdom?

This article was written for the site by Andy Carter, a member of our CLP: One of the Conservatives’ manifesto policies for the current parliament is a reduction in the number of seats from the current 650 to a more modest 600. At first sight this seems a fairly innocuous proposal and one which might Read more about Are boundary changes a threat to the United Kingdom?[…]

11+ tourism

Labour’s former general election candidate in Chesham and Amersham, Ben Davies, today responded to questions from grammar school heads in the constituency. He asked specifically for them to publish figures that show just what proportion of their pupils were privately educated or privately tutored prior to passing the 11+. During the election, Davies repeatedly criticised Read more about 11+ tourism[…]

Chesham and Amersham Labour Party choose ex-political journalist as candidate for 2015 General Election

Chesham and Amersham Labour Party has selected its candidate for the 2015 general election picking Great Missenden resident Ben Davies. Mr Davies, a former BBC journalist who now works in the global NGO sector, said: “It’s a huge honour to represent this seat as the Labour candidate. We’ll be fighting an energetic campaign focusing on Read more about Chesham and Amersham Labour Party choose ex-political journalist as candidate for 2015 General Election[…]