Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

Jared O’Mara, the new MP for Sheffield Hallam, has criticised the Conservatives’ over their dismantling of the benefit system which makes disabled people “suffer and die”. He said they have “completely torn up the welfare system” and has declared his … Continue reading Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

Former Labour politician who introduced tuition fees says they shouldn’t have been increased and thinks they should be scrapped

Andrew Adonis, the Labour politician behind the introduction of tuition fees, asks how “we got from the idea of reasonable contribution to the cost of university tuition … to today’s Frankenstein monster of £50,000-plus debts” and says tuition fees of … Continue reading Former Labour politician who introduced tuition fees says they shouldn’t have been increased and thinks they should be scrapped

Diane Abbott argues “we don’t need an inquiry on whether water puts out fire – we need sprinklers”

Diane Abbott has hit out at the plans for an inquiry into Grenfell, saying it shouldn’t be necessary to establish that retrofitting sprinklers “saves lives, saves homes and saves money” and says residents in tower blocks all over the country … Continue reading Diane Abbott argues “we don’t need an inquiry on whether water puts out fire – we need sprinklers”

Labour pressure government to listen to High Court ruling on “unlawful” benefit cap

The benefit cap ruled “unlawful” by the High Court is believed to hit 20,000 families, and Labour are now pressuring the government to listen to the ruling. The court said the cap causes “real misery for no good reason” and … Continue reading Labour pressure government to listen to High Court ruling on “unlawful” benefit cap

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

In light of Saudi Arabia’s military operation in Yemen, Jeremy Corbyn has repeated his call to the government to stop selling arms to the country “to show that we want a peace process in Yemen, not an invasion.” Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Labour Party set to send “NHS birthday card” to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt

The Labour Party are calling on people to sign a birthday card for the NHS, to be sent to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt. The e-card calls on Hunt to stop cuts and closures, end the pay cap and give … Continue reading Labour Party set to send “NHS birthday card” to Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt