UK austerity – The lights went out.

Local councils in the UK are having to adapt to the most brutal cuts in government funding. Policing, household rubbish disposal, education and all sorts of other things come out of a budget that relies on a council tax, which most people pay, mine for instance is £750 a year. There is also a proportion … Continue reading UK austerity – The lights went out.

UK elections: Don’t waste your time voting….

Don't waste your time voting in the upcoming UK elections, it's a pointless exercise. Many years ago, I believe there was serious political and ideological policy differences between the Conservative and Labour parties but it becomes increasingly obvious none exist now. In particular, since the election in 1997 of Anthony Charles Lynton Blair the choice of either … Continue reading UK elections: Don’t waste your time voting….