No excuse not to tackle prepayment meter charges on the poor

Posted on April 11, 2013

I took the opportunity on Saturday to question Ed Davey, the energy secretary, on the matter of prepayment meters ripping off the poorest in society and deepening fuel poverty in Britain. (more…)

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1,000 suicides: victims of a failing economic strategy

The economic depression could be to blame for over 1,000 suicides in England, according to the British Medical Journal. With predictions the recession- which has lasted four years already - could drag on for another decade and include an unprecedented triple dip how many more lives will end prematurely before the UK recovers? (more…)

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Well oil be damned

No sooner has the bunting been cleared away following Barack Obama's┬áre-election┬áthen news emerges of efforts by his administration to help Shell oil company avoid being sued in connection with human rights abuses against the Ogoni people of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. (more…)

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