A government escaping accountability

One worrying trend in recent years has been the moves by Tory government’s to avoid scrutiny and accountability by parliament. The government increasingly use ‘fast track laws’ and decrees that bypass the trouble of having to go through parliament.  Government ministers and Tory back benchers have also engaged in regular public criticism of judges and … Continue reading A government escaping accountability

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO GYPSIES, TRAVELLERS AND ROMA PEOPLE This article was written by David Landau and originally published by Left Unity. “Existential Threat” is currently a rather overused expression. But it applies to this situation. An ‘existential threat’ comes in at least two guises. It can be a threat of the actual extermination of … Continue reading Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Why we need an activist campaign for our democratic rights

This is a proposal to establish a committee to organise against the encroaching attacks on democratic and political rights being pursued by the Conservative Government. In the context of the global rise of the far right and populist authoritarianism the Johnson government represents a real threat. Right wing Tories have already made clear that they … Continue reading Why we need an activist campaign for our democratic rights


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