The UK and the EU: 10 reasons to vote Remain on 23 June

Alan Johnson, leader of Labour’s campaign to remain in the EU, has said that the 23 June referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is more important to the UK than the 2015 general election. I agree with Alan. A clear majority of young people in the UK want us to remain in the EU, but many did not vote in the general election, … Continue reading The UK and the EU: 10 reasons to vote Remain on 23 June

Here is how TTIP threatens small businesses in the UK

TTIP protestors Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images As an entrepreneur, I know how difficult it can be to set up and run a successful business. To do this against a backdrop of the biggest companies in the world having an unfair advantage is a sure-fire way to threaten our vibrant business sector. This is just one of the many reasons why the EU-US trade deal … Continue reading Here is how TTIP threatens small businesses in the UK

A 7 point plan for Cameron’s 7 day NHS.

The media called this the “first major speech” in this brand new Conservative majority government. Prime Minister David Cameron, with five years of power ahead of him, decided to focus on the NHS, and, in particular, he focused on one particular aspect—seven day working. Trailed in the Tory manifesto and now offered to the nation it sounds appealing, but as is usually the case with … Continue reading A 7 point plan for Cameron’s 7 day NHS.