The United Kingdom’s ‘unfair’ Bedroom Tax –has it now become the ‘illegal’ Bedroom Tax?

  The last British Government (a coalition headed by the Conservatives) introduced in 2013 the nicknamed Bedroom Tax on the poor, which has been widely condemned for being unjust and a politically contentious policy by those on the moral high ground. The tax has reduced housing benefit for all individuals who rent a Council or […]

The Bedroom Tax – the most divisive charge since the Poll Tax?

  The Poll Tax and the Bedroom Tax certainly  have two things in common – first, they go under popular & common descriptive rather than official & correct names,. and second when introduced they were utterly despised by the general population (the ‘well-off’ were big supporters of both though, weren’t they?). The Poll tax was […]

European Elections – Shocking Result Prediction?

Well Postal votes have been cast! Voting at the Polls starts in the morning throughout the UK! Soon after the polls close here we will have the ‘experts’ predicted result! (Publication of ‘exit Polls’ are NOT allowed until ALL 28 Member States finish voting, and actual results won’t be known until Sunday though – after […]

Elections to the European Parliament – a Fiasco or a Triump in the making?

The mild start to the election campaign for the 2014 European Parliament elections may have largely passed you by if you live in the UK? Why is that? Perhaps it is because our main political party players are running scared? Scared of getting a trouncing that is. Keeping things low key perhaps? It’s all going […]