Tag Archives: Jo Cox

Stupid and democratically perverse Tory Party must be held to account


When Parliament is in recess any offensive or foolish  comments made by politicians cannot be challenged or held to account in Westminster and so we need to find mechanisms for doing so outside of the London Parliamentary capital. The stupid … Continue reading

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We must protect our limited democracy


Across the political spectrum there are several MPs who demonstrate a clear willingness to stand up to their party on behalf of the wider community when the policies or ideologies of the party conflict with the needs of society. Such … Continue reading

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The need for peace and unity


The appalling murder of Jo Cox MP was in the news again last week following the trial and conviction of Thomas Mair. Inevitably the time that has passed has made it easier for people to speak about the loss of … Continue reading

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What we can do!


The news from Birstall yesterday had a profound impact on my family. The tragedy of the murder of a Mother aged 41 who left two very young children behind, simply because she was carrying out her duties as an MP … Continue reading

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