Child Poverty is Still Rife Despite Promises

Child Poverty is Still Rife Despite Promises The Labour Promise In 1999, Prime Minister Tony Blair made a commitment to halve child poverty by 2010, and eliminate child poverty by 2020. After many years of being a neglected issue, child poverty was back on the political agenda. During the first decade of the millennium, Labour […]

Loadsa Oil In the North Sea & Other Areas

Sir Ian Wood states, (on video) that there are at least 25 Billion Barrels of, North Sea oil recoverable and he was talking about what could be recovered from the existing discovered fields in the North Sea. He was not addressing the potential yield from as yet undiscovered, North Sea Fields and recently confirmed large […]

Austerity Cuts England 2010-2014 – A Warning for Scotland

Austerity Cuts England 2010-2014 A recent report highlights reductions in council grants in England over the time the Con/Lib/Dem has been in power. A few examples; a. The ten most deprived councils reduced by £782 each household. b. The ten most affluent councils £48. c. The reduction in the most affluent council in England. Hart, […]