Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

In defence of Jeremy Corbyn

An interesting 48 hours Anyone with an interest in politics will not have missed the headlines regarding The Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson.  Sadly they haven’t been good. I haven’t listened to the Lansman recording in full or all of the response from Tom Watson, why, becasue even I am tired of the infighting. I joined the party the day after the General Election in 2015, I expected debate, I like the idea of differing views, I never for one minute expected this. Time for some honesty I would be a hypocrite if I didn’t admit that I have

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An image of ambulance crews stood in a corridor

Public services aren’t failing, the Tories are.

Don’t blame the staff, blame the Tories. Public services are under pressure like never before, they are failing the very people who they are there to serve, but the staff are not to blame, neither are they the cause, they are merely a symptom of the Tory Party now lead by Theresa May. Under David Cameron and arguably the worst Chancellors in history, George Osborne, public services have been starved of cash for years and yet, perversely, at the same time asked to deliver more.  Step forward Theresa May, we all remember her speech on the doorstep of Number 10, everything was

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