Nick Clegg says Lib Dem-Labour coalition possible

Seems Nick Clegg is touting his party round looking for another host to latch onto.I wonder what the Labour leader's response will be?Ed MacDonald, or was it Ramsay Miliband?Related articlesNick Clegg: 'Labour have changed'Ed Miliband: No coalition with Nick CleggLib Dems axe pledges for coalition deal - The Times (subscription)

Making The Rich Poorer

George Lansbury, c1935 (Photo credit: LSE Library)This is why George Lansbury is my hero, he tells it as it is or as it should be.The workers must be given tangible proof that Labour administration means something different from Capitalist administration, and in a nutshell this means diverting wealth from the wealthy ratepayers to the poor. … Continue reading Making The Rich Poorer

Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)

4. Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority take part in welcoming and briefing New Members (Photo credit: UK Parliament)Can you believe the arrogance of it?Give MPs a pay rise or risk another expenses scandal, says IPSA chief http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10161649/Give-MPs-a-pay-rise-or-risk-another-expenses-scandal-says-Ipsa-chief.htmlSo says the well paid Chief of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, 'Sir' Ian Kennedy.Here's a third option: Pay MPs … Continue reading Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)