The behaviour of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World has shocked the nation. Allegations that the paper hacked the phones of 9/11 victims, of killed soldier’s families and of murder victims like Milly Dowler are simply sickening. Cash bribes to the police are simply corrupt. . . . → Read More: People Deserve the Truth on Hacking Scandal
In a recent pooled television interview on the public sector strikes, with ITV’s Damon Green, Labour leader Miliband ignored the interviewer’s question several times and instead merely repeated some lines he had learned earlier. The interviewer failed to challenge him over this. See what you think!
At the recent general meeting we had a brief debate on free schools and the “We need a Free School” group from Knebworth. Whilst most at the meeting seemed negative about free schools, I think they can be a step forward to a more European style of education.
I approve of people wanting . . . → Read More: Bryan Hillan on Free Schools
Last week I sent an email to Stephen McPartland, my MP, asking where he stands on in the ‘first past the post’ (FPTP) against ‘alternative voting’ (AV) debate. Britain’s current FPTP system was designed for only two parties. But the electorate no longer polarise along two party lines. But at the last general election, 35% voted for a range of parties other than the Conservatives or Labour. These two parties share was the lowest ever. It has been steadily falling since its peak in the 1950s. . . . → Read More: McPartland the Dinosaur
Letter to the Stevenage Advertiser from Councillor Robin Parker on student tuition fees.
As a local borough and county councillor, I have no power whatsoever over student tuition fees, but I have been asked my views on the issue by local residents. Here is my full answer.
Like many people, I was . . . → Read More: Robin Parker on Tuition Fees