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Up North  •  December 22, 2015  •  by Stephen Delahunty

Halton MP’s Motion Demonstrates Western Hypocrisy

Halton MP Derek Twigg was among a cross-party group of MPs to call on David Cameron to recognise atrocities committed by Islamic State In The Levant And Iraq (ISIL) as ‘genocide’. Mr Twigg made the request in a letter signed by himself and 65 other MPs and lords, who asked for a meeting with the…


Down South  •  December 18, 2015  •  by Stephen Delahunty

Lords Reform Misses Point

The Lords dared to defy the government this week by rightly blocking punitive cuts in tax credits. David Cameron and George Osborne now look set to make that defeat a costly one. An embarrassed Cameron and Osborne have ordered a revenge “review” of the Lords’ powers, to assess whether peers should lose their absolute veto over secondary legislation, like…