The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to overturn government legislation on mandatory tribunal fees represents a rare tangible victory for Britain’s workforce. But is this a fleeting breakthrough, or a concrete indication of future vindication, asks Glenn Houlihan?
Jonathan Horsman discusses the credit industry’s growing importance among Parliamentarians and sets out what the industry can expect to see on credit and debt between now and the next scheduled Queen’s Speech in 2019.
Quick to bill itself as the champion of the working class, while at the same time portraying the Conservative Party as a self-absorbed defender of the elite, disinterested in the needs of those living in poverty, the Labour Party has shown itself to be anything of the sort, says Nic Conner.
The Labour Party showed its extreme left credentials at this year’s conference in Brighton. Their policy proposals now include extending their plans for control of an individual’s property to include their right to get their hands on our organs, says Rory Broomfield.
With Labour rejecting its existing electoral base, pursing instead the once apathetic youth vote, the party will be forced to advance on a vehemently pro-European footing, and in doing so lay the foundations for Britain’s re-entry into the European Union, says Peter Divey.
Labour’s attack on Private Finance Initiatives is absurd, given the big role the last Labour government played in extending PFIs and contracting out, and even more so given the extensive use Labour Councils rightly make of these techniques today, says John Redwood MP.
Peter Bingle believes Iain McNicol’s resignation as Labour Party Secretary-General has the potential to trigger a chain reaction that will see the face of British politics redrawn. The key question, though, is whether Labour moderates have the gumption to stand up and follow their conviction.
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