On Sunday I tweeted about a story from the New York Times published on 14th October 2011. For your reference I have included it at the end of this blog.
For quite some time now the Tories, and their “yes” men and women in the Fib Dems, have been saying that the problems we Brits face were [...]
It’s nearly three weeks since the local elections and though very busy sorting out forming an administration for the next twelve months, I’ve been able to reflect on the message that was sent to us by the electorate.
The last twelve months have been a traumatic time for the communities of Blackburn with Darwen; horrendous cuts in [...]
This week we face sad and worrying times in Blackburn as a consequence of the vicious cuts imposed by the Tory High Executioners in Westminster supported by their Liberal Democrat poodles. The members of those parties locally should hang their heads in shame at the damage their colleagues in Government are inflicting on our town and [...]
In May of this year, despite losing the General Election, the Labour Party in the North West, and in particular locally in Blackburn and Darwen performed well and showed its policies were supported by the majority of the electorate.
In Blackburn Labour made significant gains and is the largest party on the Council with 31 seats. [...]