In the so-called fake news era, where candidates complain about their treatment by the principal media outlets, and where there are online factories of nonsense, what better way to cut to the chase than hearing directly from the figures vying to taste the decisions on behalf of the nation for years to come. … [Read more...] about Sky Views: Why aren’t TV leaders’ debates a normal part of elections?
And the MP wrote: "Practical measures which make a genuine difference to the causes of poverty include things like the Pupil Premium, which gives schools extra funding for disadvantaged pupils; breakfast clubs, which help children with chaotic parents who send them to school without breakfast so they can't concentrate properly." … [Read more...] about John Penrose: Tory MP and husband of beleaguered Test and Trace boss blames ‘chaotic parents’ in free schools meals row
More of that to come in our next programme. Now, something of an exclusive. With their own reworking of a Yuletide smash written by George Michael and first recorded by Wham!, here's a brand new supergroup formed to represent Conservative constituencies in the North of England. They call themselves Red Wall, and this is... … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: So here it is Merry Christmas, nobody’s having fun
But just three months later it rose by another £117 causing the Big Six suppliers - British Gas, EDF Energy, EON, Npower, Scottish Power and SSE - to hike their SVR prices to the limit. … [Read more...] about Energy price gap extended to help 11million households save up to £100 each on bills