The 2017 Conservative Manifesto – The Lowlights… @parliamentview

The 2017 Tory manifesto is badly laid out. Clearly rushed, though they would have had enough time to bullet point it a bit! Here’s the worst of it……. Scrapping Free School Meals for infants – Scrapping the Triple Lock – Scrapping the Tax Lock – David Cameron’s tax “triple lock”, which guaranteed there would be no rise in national insurance, VAT or income tax, will be … Continue reading The 2017 Conservative Manifesto – The Lowlights… @parliamentview

Conservatives – A series of gaffes!…….by @parliamentview

In the 2017 General Election campaign, Labour’s Dianne Abbott was asked about the cost of employing extra police officers. She got the figure wrong before being corrected, though it would appear she said £300,000 instead of 300 million. Of course the Tory press rounded on her, but it didn’t take long before their lot committed a series of gaffes….. Amber Rudd: “To hisses in the … Continue reading Conservatives – A series of gaffes!…….by @parliamentview

Delayed!…….by @parliamentview

Various reports delayed by the government until after the 2017 General Election PORT OF HULL: MP Karl Turner is demanding answers after the Home Office decided to delay releasing a report into Port of Hull security until after the General Election. Click Here AIR POLLUTION: The government’s attempt to delay publishing its air pollution strategy because of the election is “dishonest” and leaves ministers on … Continue reading Delayed!…….by @parliamentview

The Hiding PM… @parliamentview

  PM Theresa May is gaining a reputation in the 2017 General Election for not wanting to talk to anyone except Tory activists. She said she wanted “to get out and meet the voters” By contrast Jeremy Corbyn has travelled widely, spoke to activists, but also spoke to members of the public in the street. Jeremy in a Tory heartland of Leamington Spa & Worcester … Continue reading The Hiding PM… @parliamentview

The Trump Report….by @parliamentview

His golf trips and visits to Mar-a-Lago Since taking office and getting his hands on Air Force One, DJT has frequently abused tax payers dollars, to sun himself down south, admittedly there has been some ‘work’ done, but he is on course to massively spend more than Obama did in 8 years, before his first 4 are up! Feb 3 – 6 2017 Feb 10 … Continue reading The Trump Report….by @parliamentview

Not so green……by @parliamentview

Changes to Vehicle Excise Duty for new cars from April 2017 has thrown up some anomalies. Only ZERO emissions cars will continue to be free of road tax…..unless they cost over £40,000. Tesla Model S 60kwh Price £58,335 Emissions 0g/km 2016 – First year VED – £0 – ongoing VED (Standard Rate) £0 2017 – First year VED =- £0 – ongoing VED (Standard Rate) … Continue reading Not so green……by @parliamentview

So what has Jeremy Corbyn done wrong? by @parliamentview

What if anything has Jeremy Corbyn done wrong as Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition? Decreased Party Membership? No It’s shot up from 187,000 the day before the 2015 General Election to over 500,000 now (60,000 of those coming post Brexit vote) Lost council seats in 2016? Yes 18…but the Tories lost 48 Lost councils in 2016? No…..but the Tories lost 1 Lost Direct Mayors? … Continue reading So what has Jeremy Corbyn done wrong? by @parliamentview