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Labour’s plan for Tea and Coffee prohibition « Complicity
'It appears those drafting the amendment did not realise that the scary sounding phrase “psychoactive drugs” includes caffeine.'
amusing  law  fail  drugs  war-on-drugs  Labour-party 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
A £5,000 cap on donations?
'Manifesto at 2015 general election expected to include pledge to 'take the big money out of politics' - but it has yet to reach a consensus with Tories and Lib Dems'
party-funding  politics  posttofacebook  money  westminster  UK  interesting  Labour-party 
september 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Unions fail to inform members they can opt out of Labour funding - Telegraph
Nearly all of the UK’s biggest unions fail to tell new members that they do
not have to fund the Labour party when they join, independent research has
interesting  politics  Unlock-Democracy  admission-of-interest;-I-work-for-Unlock-Democracy  Labour-party  Westminster  party-funding  unions  money 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Vaz’s 'extreme’ mortgage bill was seven times higher than pay - Telegraph
'almost £500,000 was apparently deposited into the MP’s accounts in addition to his salary between 1997 and 2001'
posttofacebook  UK  Westminster  money  corruption  Labour-party  politics  interesting 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Labour raises the stakes over Leveson - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
A Labour government will implement statutory regulation of the press if Lord Justice Leveson recommends it, party sources have revealed
Westminster  politics  Labour-party  law  journalism  media  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Faking it at Labour Party conference | Total Politics
'There seems to be three ways to get a round of applause at the podium of the Labour Party conference these days. Shout out ‘savage Tory cuts’, say ‘You can’t trust the Tories on the NHS’ or mock the only leader to win general elections for the party in nearly 50 years.'
comment  interesting  politics  Labour-party 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Daily Mash - Mild criticism 'worse than murder', says big business
'ED Miliband’s tepid, slightly apologetic, attack on corporate behaviour was 'worse than actual murder', according to members of the business community.'
amusing  parody  politics  Labour-party 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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