Category Archives: Policies

For tolerance and freedom of expression in Cambridge

The English Defence League hopes to have over 400 supporters marching through the streets of Cambridge this weekend to protest against the proposed new Mill Road mosque. Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and the Cambridge Trade Union Council (TUC) are organising … Continue reading

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What do we stand for?

The new Conservative policy statement leading into the last 2 months of the present Labour government (probably) was unveiled in Brighton a week ago and needs to become a mantra: Act on Debt Get Britain working Make Britain family friendly … Continue reading

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They call this democracy?

I attended the Cambridge City Council meeting at the Guildhall last night. Nick Hillman, Conservative PPC for Cambridge, was making a public statement to support a Lib Dem motion on higher education and the local economy.

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Tories and the Twitter Police: A breakdown of trust?

An article on the Mail Online suggests that the Conservative Party has sent an email requiring all PPCs to submit online articles and comment on their blogs, Twitter and Facebook for vetting before publication.  If true this would be a … Continue reading

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Academies and Independent Schools – the Missing Link

Whereas the Draft Manifesto for Health covered new ground in terms of broadening consumer choice and recognising the role of the third sector as part of an integrated health service strategy, am I the only person to feel distinctly short … Continue reading

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