Tag Archive | General Election

If You Want The Tories Out, Voting Labour Is Not Always Your Best Alternative

I love a bit of comedy as much as the next person, but I do sometimes wish comedians would stay out of politics. In 2015 Russell Brand advised young people not to vote as part of his personal philosophy of half-baked revolution. As a result he bears some of the blame for a Conservative majority […]

North Oxfordshire Green Party Announces Candidate For June’s Snap Election

At their selection meeting on 3rd May the North Oxfordshire Green Party unanimously re-nominated Ian Middleton to contest the Banbury Constituency seat for the second time. Ian stood for the Greens in Banbury in 2015 when the Green vote was almost tripled against the 2010 result.  The party gained 2686 votes giving them 4.6% of […]

May’s anti-EU outburst was just her latest move in this phoney election campaign

Amidst all this fluff and nonsense, have we heard any actual policies from Mrs May and her compatriots? Not that you’d notice.  Outside of ‘that’ slogan and the belief that the election is somehow going to imbue her with magic Brexit powers, we’ve seen precious little, other than some enigmatic eyebrow raising and her claim […]