Category Archives: Nick Thornsby

A bad day at the office for Jim Wallace #no2secretcourts

First of all, some words of heartfelt thanks. People like Ros Scott, Sal Brinton, Tim Clement-Jones, Sally Hamwee and Dee Doocey simply don’t strike me as the rebellious sort. That Tony Greaves is doesn’t make me any less grateful to … Continue reading

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Note to Nick Clegg: put your foot down and insist on benefit rise

Last year, Nick Clegg defied Tory wishes and insisted that benefits were raised in line with inflation, as Nick Thornsby wrote at the time.  Living on benefits is no joke. If you’re getting £71 a week Job Seekers’ Allowance and … Continue reading

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>Follow the Phil Woolas Election Court at Nick Thornsby’s blog

> Remember Phil Woolas? He’s the former Labour immigration minister who shamefully refused to grant the Gurkhas the right to live here and who was eventually forced to back down by a Commons defeat on a Liberal Democrat motion and … Continue reading

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