21 Mar 2018

Over the past few months, I've been slowly building up a network of friends and comrades from across the Labour movement. A good number of these I already knew from the student movement, but I've also made friends from the People's Assembly Against Austerity, Momentum,...

2 Feb 2018

Theresa May is a "dead woman walking". Not my words (even though I agree with them), but the words of the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne just a few days after the General Election last year, in which Theresa May lost her Parliamentary majority. It h...

14 Jan 2018

As I've grown older I've become increasingly aware that the world and the society in which we live is not set up for people with disabilities such as myself. From inaccessible (in the loosest sense of the word) nurseries to inaccessible crematoriums, we have failed as...

17 Nov 2017

Below is an e-mail that I have just sent to Andy Mellors - the MD of South Western Railway, Tim O'Toole CBE - the CEO of First Group, and Jeremy Long, the CEO of European Business at MTR. I have sent it via their customer relations team, so I have had to be quite direc...

4 Oct 2017

If the Prime Minister thought that her party's conference in Manchester this week was going to be a walk in the park, then she was in for a huge reality check.

It was all going to go so well - she was going to unveil some 'YUGE' policies that were really going to win ba...

14 Sep 2017

Over the course of the past 7 days I've been spending quite a lot of time watching what's been going on in Parliament. On Thursday last week, and then again on Monday, Members of Parliament (MPs) debated and then voted upon the EU Withdrawal Bill. On Tuesday there was...

14 Jul 2017

Across the pond in America, there's a huge battle going on over something called net neutrality. It's between the US Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the internet service providers - ISPs - (AT&T, Comcast, Verizon etc), versus a whole load of internet based f...

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