Tories think turning all schools into Academies

Why the Tories think turning all schools into Academies is a good idea

In case your missed this post on Twitter, actor David Schneider posted a cracking list of reasons why the Tories think turning all schools into Academies is a good idea. It goes a little bit like this: Why turning all schools into Academies is a good idea: Takes schools out of the hands of experts […]

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Cameron & Osborne: step up and save Port Talbot

As news was announced that Tata Steel plan to close Port Talbot steel works, the question on everyone’s lips was this: If the Government can bail-out a failing banks to save jobs and help the economy, why can’t it do the same for Port Talbot? The Conservative Business Secretary Sajid Javid was ordered back from […]

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Why the Tories won’t stop jeering Jeremy Corbyn

As I began watching Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday I was immediately embarrassed by the Conservatives childish reaction to Jeremy Corbyn. Once again Mr Corbyn took to the dispatch box and was instantly subjected to a tirade of jeering from the other side of the House, which was so awkward to watch that it made […]

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Jada Pinkett-Smith

Jada Pinkett-Smith Oscar’s ‘People of Color’ rant was a self-serving exercise

I’ve just seen Jada Pinkett-Smith complaining that there weren’t enough “people of color” nominated for Oscar awards this year and as a result she (and a number of other celebrities) have announced they will boycott the event. For a start, I find the term “people of colour” awkward. What colour, exactly, are we talking about? […]

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G4S

Why does the Government keeping awarding G4S new contracts?

As yet more failings were uncovered by G4S, a question is posed: why does the Government keeping awarding G4S new contracts? As I if the BBC Panorama program on the abuses at Medway Secure Training Centre in Rochester in January 2016 was enough evidence, now the company is accused of fraud. For those who didn’t […]

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