Agricultural Land versus Land Grabbing Forestry Companies

Agricultural Land versus Land Grabbing Forestry Companies

Once again, the Welsh Assembly prove they care little for local Welsh communities. In 2021, the Welsh government formally adopted afforestation targets with the aim of reaching its goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. It aims to plant 43,000 hectares of...
Unreasonable to Assist Volunteers, Says Council

Unreasonable to Assist Volunteers, Says Council

‚ÄčThere are many, many people who volunteer for charities throughout Swansea and Wales. These are often retired people who willingly give their time for worthy causes as they care deeply about those causes. At the beginning of Covid when we went into lockdown, Swansea...
Labour Woman Denied Access in Liverpool

Labour Woman Denied Access in Liverpool

Despite the fact the Labour Party describes itself as the party of equality, a group of Labour women were denied an exhibition stall at the annual Labour conference in Liverpool last week. Eventually in order to attend, they had to keep their location a secret until...
Driving and Taxes

Driving and Taxes

I’ve been reading an article in the Daily Telegraph about electric vehicles (EV) and taxes. Since EVs pay no road tax or fuel tax, the treasury will lose that revenue and will somehow need to raise the ¬£35bn lost.¬† A suggestion of “pay as you go”...
U-Turn for Mandatory Vaccines

U-Turn for Mandatory Vaccines

A Congratulations is in order. Hooray for common sense at last in overturning the ridiculous mandatory vaccine for front line NHS staff. I suspect the prospect of losing 90,000 staff may just have helped this decision. There are many conservative backbenchers who were...