I have loved the continuous coverage of the war of words between the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Prime Minister David Cameron ably supported by a legion of right wing press reporters and bloggers. It’s true to say that there has been a fair amount of bishop bashing today.
Some say that religion is the cause of many a conflict, this one was started by an article the Archbishop wrote for the left leaning New Statesman magazine.
So it is less than 24 hours until the polling booths open and I need to decide who I am going to vote for.
In my ward I have 6 candidates each of who I would like to think should be canvassing me for my vote, they have all allegedly put themselves forward because they want to do the best for the community they live in. So let’s look at what I have had in the way of election leaflets from each of the parties.
I’m only 24 years old but I have a wealth of experience representing and campaigning for people and issues I care passionately about. Continue reading
We are slowly finding out what the local candidates are saying for the 5 May Local Elections but what is being said by the party leaders?
How does what the party is saying fit in with what the local candidates are saying in their campaigns?
Have a look at the videos below from the Tories, Labour & Lib Dems and tell us what you think.
If you know of any more PPB videos please let us know so we can add.
As a Trade Unionist & Socialists Against Cuts councillor I can fight more effectively in Meir North and across the city to provide ordinary working class people with a decent future.
People in Meir and elsewhere face the most savage attacks in living memory on our jobs, services, pay and conditions at work, pensions and benefits. The NHS, Royal Mail and other services are lined up for privatisation. A generation of young people face a nightmare future – forced to ‘choose’ between a lifetime of university debt or a low paid temporary job.