January 6, 2016 - 2 Comments

I am a huge fan of Social Media, and being a Councillor, it is an important tool.  But, I am getting rather fed-up of Labour based social media groups at the moment.  No decent debate...

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December 13, 2015 - 1 Comments

In May, as well as all out local elections in Gloucester and Stroud, and a third up in Cheltenham, there is also the election for the Police and Crime Commissioner.  You may recall a cold...

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September 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

Tuesday is the day of the Leaders Speech, and even though there were rumours of it being replaced with some focus groups, I was pleased to see it still on the agenda.  Whilst I did...

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September 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

In many ways this conference is proving to be an anticlimax.  Given the new direction of the party, I was hoping for a bit more debate, discussion, maybe the odd curveball to challenge us, but...

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September 28, 2015 - 0 Comments

As conference starts properly, what strikes me most is the broad range of expectations about what conference is actually for.  Some see it as a bastion of grass roots policy development, others see it as...

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September 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

I like Brighton as the venue for conference, the sun and smaller secure zone makes it feel more like it should be, a gathering of like minded people, rather than trying to enter a Secret...

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August 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

Fracking is rearing its head with a more imposing stature as the Government seem to want to thrust the process upon us, and reduce the due diligence that we should be having more of, not...

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May 11, 2015 - 1 Comments

The weekend has been a great time to reflect on the result of the General Election on both a local and national level.  I have been able to reflect on what we as a party...

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April 10, 2015 - 0 Comments

Many people have been asking what the Labour Party’s stance on Home Education is, and are we just going to implement the Badman review.  I can categorically say that the Labour Party is not going to implement Badman...

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March 24, 2015 - 1 Comments

Richard Graham is holding his final MPs surgery in Kingsway this Friday and you would have thought all this recent focus on Kingsway and his recent publicity stunts here, he would know that the Community Centre...

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