British spies ‘hid activities from MPs’

Former Labour minister accuses spies of ignoring MPs over surveillance Nick Brown says there is ‘uncanny’ similarity between GCHQ programmes exposed by Edward Snowden and bill’s proposals   Rowena Mason, political correspondent The Guardian,        Tuesday 15 October 2013 Former minister Nick Brown says mass surveillance appears to be happening ‘with or without parliament’s consent’.…

Equalities minister sees no need for law against caste discrimination

Her leaked letter urges Hindus to submit evidence to help get legislation scrapped     Emily Dugan Thursday, 11 July 2013 Landmark legislation to ban caste discrimination in Britain is being deliberately scuppered by the Conservative equalities ministers in charge of getting it on the statue book, a leaked document indicates. Discrimination on the basis…

Ministers to seize back 100 powers from Brussels

Around 100 powers are to be permanently seized from Europe in a dramatic move this week. Photo: Niall Carson/PA By Patrick Hennessy 9:33PM BST 06 Jul 2013 In the first part of efforts to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the European Union, ministers will announce plans to claw back the powers. Theresa May, the Home Secretary,…

Genetically modified food should be grown and sold widely in Britain and consumer opposition to the technology is a “complete nonsense”, the Cabinet minister in charge of food and farming has said.

EEV: His Argument is based upon 100% absolutes of  consumption, pesticide reduction, and fear. Please refer to just one simple article linked here: Aquatic Weed Killer Allowed on Cotton just listing 1 article as a counter to his open scientific ignorance. We can go into destruction of biodiversity next, but why bother he is just really,…

56% of Britons would vote to quit EU in referendum, poll finds: ” voters over 55 were the most critical of the EU, with 59% saying it was a bad thing and 20% a good thing”

Results of survey will make sobering reading for leaders of three major parties, as PM prepares for crucial meeting on EU budget   Daniel Boffey and Toby Helm The Observer,   Saturday 17 November 2012 14.56 EST NIgel Farage’s anti-Brussels Ukip is improving in the polls as voters become increasingly eurosceptic. Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer…

New Study of Political Defections Identifies ‘Personality Type’ Prone to Switch Sides

ScienceDaily (Sep. 24, 2012) — A new study on political defections from the University of Leicester has identified an ‘archetype’ for someone who is likely to break political ranks. The research, published in the week following Lord Stevens’ defection to UKIP, charts a history of defections over a century. Dr. Alun Wyburn-Powell, from the School…