Labour gain two seats from independents
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Its leader will be on £43,011 a year.
The Observer’s story was widely followed up. The problem is that it was untrue,
Are Labour MPs dishonest or just hopelessly out of touch when they say social housing swaps are unavailable to those wishing to downsize?
The niece of the Countess of Longford doesn’t realise thousands in overcrowded social housing are desperate to swap with those affected by the cut in spare room subsidy.
For all the sneering this reform is making policing more effective and accountable.
Louis XIV was an extreme champion of state intervention offering that most candid and piithy message from a socialist leader: “L’etat c’est moi.”
Overall support runs at 49 per cent, with 33 per cent opposed.
No seats switch so far – but Harrow votes are being counted today
No Conservative worthy of the name should be contemplating a Council Tax increase with the vast potential for further savings
Say what you like about Lord Kinnock. At least he was tough about resisting Militant. Mr Miliband seems determined to appease them in their new incarnation.
To suggest that the potential has been exhausted is the most defeatist nonsense. The potential for further spending cuts without service cuts is vast.
In 2010 the LGA said cuts would “inevitably” mean cuts in services – but since then resident satisfaction with council services has risen
“He just does not give an EDF.” “He will never be npower.” Amidst the inspired puns we are seeing a shift in the debate on energy bills.
There are some basic arguments about profits, the price mechanism and state ownership which need to be won again.