Category: Equality

In a packed Methodist Church on Thursday night, Churches Together Around Ludlow launched their latest report on troubles facing Ludlow. The report gives great credit to the community volunteers who are working hard to mitigate the impact of cuts, but offered no support for Shropshire Council’s approach in hard times.

What a busy two days it has been in politics! Chris Huhne, a great champion of the environmental cause, announced himself a liar and admitted to perverting the course of justice. He joins an all too long list of cheats and criminals that have sat on the benches of the Commons and Lords. Jonathan Aitken, Neil Hamilton and Lord Archer went to prison for their crimes. They were joined in the Hall of Shame by the MPs that bent the rules on expenses. Six bent the rules so far they ended up in prison. Public confidence in MPs is at an all-time low. This is not just due to the minority of MPs who seem incapable of working within the law. It is because when most MPs go to Westminster they seem to forget about the concerns and needs of their electors. But this evening, the House of Commons did…

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