Barry Kirby

Browsing the "Conservatives" Tag
October 5, 2017 - 0 Comments

It has been conference season in the political world, and the Tories have just wrapped up what can only be described from the outside as quite a shambolic affair, showcasing weak leadership and unstable backdrops,...

Read More
August 22, 2017 - 0 Comments

Being a Social Scientist, I am constantly engaged in trying to understand why people do what they (we) do.  It is an area that is difficult to engage in because it is still difficult to...

Read More
June 25, 2012 - 0 Comments

We knew it would end, all the supposed compassion, the “hug a hoodie” and looking after your fellow citizen.  It seems that the nasty party is back and looking for votes.  They have taken a...

Read More
May 17, 2011 - 0 Comments

It has been announced that the County Council will shrink the size of the Cabinet by getting rid of 2 roles!  As in many things with these Tory City and County Councils, if this could...

Read More
February 17, 2011 - 2 Comments

It seems that the forests are now not for sale, the Tory Led Government has had to cower under the roar of outrage from the public and will backtrack on its plans to give up the forests...

Read More
November 16, 2010 - 0 Comments

In an interesting Parish Council Meeting last night, the City Councillors gave us an update on their proposed cuts to save around £6m in their budget. The various bits on the slash are things like...

Read More
September 30, 2010 - 1 Comments

Slightly later start today and this time I went straight into the main conference hall to hear the speech by Andy Burnham.  This speech was NHS based and he also took some very good swipes...

Read More