Barry Kirby

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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...

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January 8, 2017 - 0 Comments

The Copeland By-Election is possibly the biggest challenge the Labour Party has faced in recent times.  If the party is going to regain the trust of the general public then this by-election is the biggest...

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April 10, 2015 - 3 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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September 1, 2011 - 0 Comments

Reading comment over the past couple of days based around Alistair Darlings Memoirs being released and “exclusive revelations” on the blog Labour Uncut, there has been much said about “could he have done it at...

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April 16, 2011 - 3 Comments

The postal votes started landing on the doorstep today, and therefore the election is into the final sprint.  With less than 3 weeks to go before the big day it is really obvious that the...

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March 28, 2011 - 7 Comments

I read with interest Councillor Sebastian Fields views on the AV referendum in the Citizen last week.  There are obviously a number of arguments being used for both systems, but fundamentally I think that the expense and...

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December 30, 2010 - 1 Comments

I have taken this transcript from the Guardian, which “In 2011, thousands of our bravest men and women will continue to serve far from home in Afghanistan with the highest commitment and dedication. My thoughts...

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December 16, 2010 - 9 Comments

Bob Ainsworth has said that he thinks all drugs should be legalised, in order to take away the hold the criminal factions have on the industry. On the face of it – fair enough.  it...

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