His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
Posts Tagged: Trade Unions
Ministers should remain focused on delivering on their promise to cut the deficit, even if it means paying the iron price to do so.
This cost should come from members’ subscriptions.
42 per cent and no majority 2) The Party must make the case for conservatism to a new generation of voters. It hasn’t for too long.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
If the electorate still credit Labour with being the party that cares, it will always have a short path back to power.
Iain Dale: My election prediction. May will be back in Downing Street with a Commons majority of 74 seats.
Plus: Where I was when the poll was announced. What I will be doing during the campaign. And: the temptation to seek to stand as a candidate tugs at my sleeve…
They should also leave the unions to collect their own subs.
Binding pendulum arbitration has dramatically reduced the number of strikes in New York,
The loyal Home Secretary with a sharp wit who did great service to the Conservative Party and the nation.
More important than Labour’s woes was that voters felt their jobs, employment rights, and pensions were safer in our hands.
The days are long gone when union leaders could do a good job for their members, while funding and influencing a political party.
Cameron Penny: Ministers should announce that they plan to use anti-terror laws to proscribe Aslef and the RMT
We don’t need more laws with anti-strike provisions – the Government already has the tools to deal with the transport crisis.
There’s no need for panicked action: new legislation is coming in, the right signals are going to the electorate, and as few potential converts are being alienated as possible.
Union barons on six-figure salaries deliberately causing inconvenience to passengers.
We need new laws to cover transport and the emergency services.