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Conservative Party Pledges to Continue Cutting Deficit

The Conservative Party will continue cutting Britain’s spending deficit; its Scottish members are to be told. UK Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude will make the pledge during a speech in Edinburgh later.  He will tell the Scottish Conservative Party conference … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband Says EU Referendum Unlikely Under Labour

Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has said an EU referendum is unlikely to take place if Labour wins the next general election. In a speech in London, the Labour leader said there was an “overwhelming economic case” for EU membership.  But … Continue reading

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Local MP Calls for Action to Improve Literacy and Numeracy in Tamworth

Tamworth’s MP, Christopher Pincher, has called for action to improve levels of literacy and numeracy across Tamworth in a debate in the House of Commons last week. The debate led by Conservative MP Caroline Dineage called on the House of … Continue reading

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Labour’s Hypocrisy Over Academies

The hypocrisy of the Labour Party shows no bounds, back in January 2009 when they controlled both Government and Staffordshire County Council Labour Party councillors voted in favour of both Queen Elizabeth Mercian school and Woodhouse High school becoming academies. … Continue reading

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Francis Report into Stafford Hospital Scandal Published

More than a year after it finishing sitting, the Francis report into the Stafford Hospital scandal has been published. It is long, it runs to three volumes and contains nearly 1,800 pages.  The executive summary alone is more than 100 … Continue reading

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Labour’s Flagship School Is ‘Worst in Country’

A Labour Government flagship school opened less than four years ago is among the worst in the country, new figures reveal. Christ the King Centre for Learning in Huyton, Merseyside, which was opened by Labour’s Ed Balls in 2009 at a cost … Continue reading

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No Referendum on Britain’s Membership of the EU Under a Labour Government

Ed Miliband has ruled out a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union. The Labour leader said on Sunday that promising an in/out referendum on the UK’s position in the EU is the “last thing we should do.”  ”It’s … Continue reading

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