Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rochester byelection; Both UKIP and Tory candidates convert to defence of Lodge Hill

The Rochester and Strood byelection is shaping up to be one of the most significant moments in British politics for many a long year. While Douglas Carswell’s victory at Clacton was long anticipated, if Mark Reckless wins next week, the … Continue reading

Posted in Labour, Lodge Hill, Mark Reckless, Tory Party, UKIP, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Save our Woods prevents FC sell-off (again). Now We need to save other valuable public land

Last Child in the Public Forest? (c) Miles King Save our Woods has done it again, with the help of 38 degrees. Yesterday evening, in the Lords, the Government agreed to reconsider whether the Public Forest Estate should be exempt … Continue reading

Posted in Forestry Commission, public land, save our woods, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Liz Truss gases on about Solar Farms, ignores threat from Maize.

The new  Environment Secretary Liz Truss has led a charge against solar farms recently, announcing that they should not be used on productive farmland, which is there to produce food. She called them “a blight on the landscape” and announced … Continue reading

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UKIP – the new Monday Club?

Bastions of Power: The Institute of Directors           The problem with the internet is that it is easy to make connections between people, events and organisations: you could call it a conspiracy theory generator. It is … Continue reading

Posted in Charities campaigning, corporate lobbying, deregulation, neoliberalism, the far right, Think Tanks, Tory Party, UKIP, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments