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Conferenece Day Three: Tying Children to the railway in the high street

Or at least that’s what it seemed like at the end of a long evening when three separate fringes (one on Children’s Mental Health, one on Railways, and one on Localism in the High Street) began to merge together. Dont … Continue reading

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A British Landesbank to revitalise our regions

It was once said that England is a nation of shopkeepers. While the industrial revolution has changed that, what is true is that it is small businesses – called SMEs – which are the foundation of the British economy.  It … Continue reading

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Why I’m voting for Ed Balls for Labour Leader

A few months ago at the start of the contest, I spoke a little about the candidates in the Labour leadership contest. The ballot papers have now come out and voting is underway. As I said in May, we have … Continue reading

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Nationalise the Railways

I’ve been moved to write this post after reading something similar on Liberal Democrat Voice about bringing the railways back into public ownership. I think that what the last Labour Government did (or rather didn’t) do about our railway system … Continue reading

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