Elections 2017: Poll tracker shows how Labour has steadily eroded Conservative lead | The Independent

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/687132246 http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/684389260 http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/685932418 http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/681855734 This is a recommended read from the Independent. It reports that with less than three weeks to go until polling day, the Conservatives‘ lead over Labour has been steadily narrowing. The Independent’s poll tracker, which charts the overall trend by taking an average of…

Even the Spectator isn’t impressed with May’s campaign

Source: https://www.spectator.co.uk/2017/05/this-is-the-worst-tory-election-campaign-ever highlights from the text: The Ukip vote will migrate to the Tories en masse — but in the south, where they don’t need it. Far less so in the north and Midlands, where they do need it. There, many will remain with Ukip, especially if Paul Nuttall ramps up the anti-Islam rhetoric in … More Even the Spectator isn’t impressed with May’s campaign

The Court of Appeal just ruled that Theresa May broke the law. But the media are barely reporting it.

Source: https://www.thecanary.co/2017/05/25/court-appeal-just-ruled-theresa-may-broke-law-media-barely-reporting/   The Court of Appeal just ruled that Theresa May broke the law. But the media are barely reporting it.   In a unanimous decision the Court of Appeal has today (25 May 2017) found that Theresa May acted unlawfully by refusing to consider allowing entry to the UK to a group of … More The Court of Appeal just ruled that Theresa May broke the law. But the media are barely reporting it.

Opinion – Conservatives back-track on £60m pledge for primary school breakfasts | The Independent – John Gelmini

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/675878470 http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/675878464 As a Conservative I find Mrs May’s Manifesto a joke. School breakfast and dinner should be free because with proper nutrition children can learn and perhaps gain enough skills to earn a living in the future in a role not easily undertaken by a robot or…

Conservatives back-track on £60m pledge for primary school breakfasts | The Independent

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/684403432 The Independent reports the Conservative Party has admitted it may have made a mistake in its election manifesto after budgeting less than 7p per child in its school breakfasts pledge. In an embarrassing U-turn, the Conservatives now say the costs of providing breakfasts “will vary, depending on…