Barry Kirby

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March 25, 2013 - 1 Comments

Being ex-Military myself, I have often come across people who assume I’m a Tory voter, because the military is seen as the ideological military  home, However this isn’t really the case.   This blog post...

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July 4, 2011 - 6 Comments

As part of the bill for Electoral Reform bill that the Liberal Democrats and Tories are pushing through parliament there is a reorganising or rebalancing of the parliamentary constituencies.  It has been known that Gloucester...

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July 1, 2011 - 1 Comments

Having just found Pinterest (or rather Amanda found it and I was trying to find out what was taking up so much of her time), there was a great picture of the political spectrum.   I think...

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June 18, 2011 - 0 Comments

I have spent the day stretching my web design skills for Gloucester Labour Party.  The new site, which went live today at www.gloucesterlabour.org is utilising WordPress as a CMS (Content Management System), with a view...

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May 29, 2011 - 2 Comments

The Labour Party is going through something of a self-examination and doing something that I consider pretty fundamental is we are to move on from the 2010 election.  There is internal consultation of the membership...

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February 14, 2011 - 1 Comments

The Gloucester Libraries debacle has been “Called in” by the Liberal Democrats to the scrutiny Committee, and thus an extraordinary scrutiny meeting was called tonight to hear the arguments.  I attended in the public gallery,...

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February 4, 2011 - 0 Comments

Last night, the Gloucestershire public again showed their anger against the Tory/Liberal methods. In a By-election for the Council seat which was counted in Rodborough, Labour’s Brian Oosthuyen beat the Tories by 3 votes, which...

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January 7, 2011 - 1 Comments

Today was the big day for David Chaytor – former Labour MP for Bury North – As he had pleaded guilty to Expenses fraud, amounting to some £20k. He got 18 Months custody, which, in...

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January 3, 2011 - 3 Comments

So this was our first proper rally as a family (Amanda and I attended a student rally in Oxford years ago, and I was around the Student protest last month, but that was more accident...

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November 20, 2010 - 2 Comments

With the best will in the world, people make mistakes, printers don’t work and we fluff our punch lines.  The world keeps turning and all that. However, if your going to stand on a soap...

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