George Osborne’s comments today are the cynical act of a desperate Chancellor A Chancellor has to think very carefully before they comment on the issues of the day. How they do so says a lot about the character of their Chancellorship.
That is why I believe George Osborne’s calculated decision to use the shocking and vile crimes of Mick Philpott to advance a political argument is the cynical [...]
Enabled Works’ new home in Morley When the Leeds Remploy factory closed down in Cottingley it was a huge blow to dozens of local disabled people who had worked there. It would have been easy to lose faith in a tough jobs market. But rather than giving in, a group of 13 workers from our local Leeds factory and the Remploy Factory over in Pontefract each put some of their own redundancy money into a pot to set up a new factory to keep the group of workers together and in work.
Labour launches poster on David Cameron’s tax cut for millionaires The Labour Party is today launching a poster to highlight David Cameron’s decision to cut the top rate of tax for the richest people in the country, which comes into effect today.
Today’s tax cut for millionaires will see 13,000 people earning over £1 million get an average tax cut of £100,000, while families will be [...]
Speed awareness Many thanks to everyone who has backed our campaign to get 20mph speed limits on busy roads around our local schools and residential areas in Morley. So far we have had over a hundred local residents sign our petition. Councillor Neil Dawson and the local team will be out collecting more signatures this weekend. And [...]