January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the USA – at the end of a decade it seems wise to have a look at the next one and what it … Continue reading Cervical cancer screening – what’s in store for the next decade?
When did the heat move from Wakefeld and the media, to parents? Recently I saw a tweet asking “what kind of C*** stops their child having the MMR anyway?” I … Continue reading Blaming mummy for MMR
After the serious data leak linked with the list, published on the government’s website on Friday and the news that Tory MP, Iain Duncan Smith, is due to receive a … Continue reading It’s time to ditch the honours list
Nine months ago, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, then President of the United Nations General Assembly, opened an event on Women in Power. Her message was stark: if we continue the … Continue reading 2019: a roundup of women in politics
Can our NHS survive this winter? With the election looming and polls suggesting a healthy Conservative majority, can the NHS make it through another cold, hard winter? How true are … Continue reading Post-election, January 2020, can the NHS survive the winter?
We’re just three weeks away from Christmas 2019 – the end of the year that Extinction Rebellion came to worldwide fame and put discussion of the environment on everyone’s radar. … Continue reading Your guide to a Climate Conscious Christmas
The toxic, burning embarrassment of this government’s record on the environment is laid bare by Boris Johnson’s cowardice. For too long, politics has completely ignored the state of the climate … Continue reading Election debate summary – Boris’ icy, block-headed ignorance on climate change
As I write this, Boris Johnson is in the midst of revealing his manifesto for the looming December 12 election. Coming just hours after a new poll suggested the Tories … Continue reading 2019 Election: lies, fakery and subterfuge – is Britain’s Orwellian dystopia the new normal?
Accused by keen Brexit proponents of continually trying to frustrate Brexit, yet lauded by others as the honourable upholder of parliamentary rule, John Bercow is a hugely polarising character. Regardless … Continue reading Bercow’s Brexit: Mr Speaker’s legacy and the political omnishambles
The scathing and ‘hard-hitting’ report, by Sir Martin Moore-Bick, hit the headlines yesterday after it was leaked to national paper, The Daily Telegraph. But what does the media response to … Continue reading Scapegoating the brave: Grenfell Tower report and media response come under the microscope
It seems that 2019 is the year of disagreement and rebellion. Watching our politicians struggle to reach a decision on Brexit, should it be any wonder that the judges of … Continue reading Booker Prize mired in controversy as judges ‘break the rules’
Since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, we have passed no legislation, with the exception of the Domestic Abuse Bill. Our Parliament simply isn’t working. It’s not functioning. Yesterday, we heard … Continue reading Brexit: The beginning of the end? It’s not even the end of the beginning