democracy Archive

What has Sarah Wollaston done for you.

Sarah Wollaston is the Conservative candidate for Totnes, the constituency I live in. She has been our representative in the House of Commons, and it’s time to evaluate what kind of job she’s done. This is not a personal attack, I just don’t feel that her voting record represents her constituents, especially young people like

Why I will be voting Labour.

This will be one of the most decisive elections in our lifetimes. Realistically, we have a choice between Labour and Conservative, there is no wriggle room to waste votes pretending we live in a democracy. I say that as someone who is not a member of a political party and would, under different circumstances, be

In support of the Taxes For Peace Bill

Despite the political thunderstorm that the UK is currently stumbling through, a fantastic piece of legislation called the “Taxes for Peace Bill” is being put forward by Labour MP Ruth Cadbury. This Bill is an extension of the right to conscientiously object to being involved with military action which was introduced in the 1916 Military Service

Labour’s upcoming Leadership Election

So, much to the Conservative Party’s eternal happiness, the Labour Party will be stuck in a leadership election until late September. Despite already knowing the result, the right of the Labour party seems determined to eviscerate all hopes of electing a Labour Government. It has always puzzled me, the Blairite plan for the Labour Party