Tag archive for ‘Tories’
By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Deja vu: Tories push to reopen schools before it’s safe…again – CounterBlast

Just three weeks after the government’s u-turn on schools, it is again pushing to do the same thing all over again, writes Terina Hine Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Michael Rosen’s letter on the Tories’ murderous ‘herd immunity’ that the Guardian wouldn’t publish

Rosen says what the ‘mainstream’ media won’t Michael Rosen (image: michaelrosen.co.uk) Author Michael Rosen, who came close to death last year when he suffered COVID-19 complications, wrote to More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Why we need to read the small print of the Tories’ fossil fuel pledge

The world is still grappling with the Covid-19 crisis which has claimed the lives of more than 2 million people across the world. While the focus of world leaders has rightly been on fighting this deadly virus – More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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‘Starmernomics’ – Outflanking the Tories on the right?

With the government preparing its budget statement for March, Labour’s “new management” has started dropping hints about their own economic programme. Their main objective? Convincing the establishment and More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Breaking: UK Statistics boss rebukes ONS for data used by Tories to claim schools safe

UKSA head of regulation criticises lack of clarity and context The UK Statistics Authority’s (UKSA) director general for regulation has today sent a letter to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggesting More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Video: Hancock dodged Trickett’s question whether Tories really diverting half north’s vaccine stocks to south. They are.

Health department spokesperson unable to say whether government will also prioritise most effective vaccine for south On Thursday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock squirmed out of answering northern Labour MP Jon More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Barely a handful of Tories vote against Universal Credit cut – despite many claiming it would be ‘devastating’

Just six Conservative MPs joined Labour and opposition MPs to oppose a £20 a week cut to Universal Credit on Monday night – despite much grandstanding from backbenchers beforehand. The PM is planning to More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Universal Credit uplift: Tories lose vote, now they must be forced to u-turn

The government’s defeat in Parliament is to be welcomed, but only pressure from below can save the £20 Universal Credit uplift – and go further, writes Steph Pike Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Spy Cops: why is Labour helping the Tories attack our civil liberties?

The Spy Cops bill gives security forces a green light to act with impunity. It should be opposed, argues Terina Hine Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Spy Cops: why is Labour helping the Tories attack our civil liberties?

The Spy Cops bill gives security forces a green light to act with impunity. It should be opposed, argues Terina Hine Counterfire Daily  More...