Jacob Rees-Mogg acknowledged that it was a mistake to seek to overturn the standards system while blocking the former MP’s suspension for lobbying
Yet another U-turn from this Government bowing to popular opinion, so why not leave all the decisions on running the UK to popular opinion and get rid of the Government.
Source: Government announces U-turn over decision to block Owen Paterson’s punishment for lobbying amid sleaze row
The government has abandoned plans to tighten eligibility for its new disability benefit, but has refused to reconsider cuts to out-of-work disability benefits that were approved by parliament earlier this month. The announcement that the government was withdrawing plans to cut spending on personal independence payment (PIP) – which would have affected 370,000 disabled people by 2020-21 – was made by the new work and pensions secretary, Stephen Crabb, following the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith. The announcement of the U-turn was greeted with relief by disabled people and disability organisations, alongside widespread anger at Duncan Smith and his attempt to paint himself as a defender of disabled people’s rights in his resignation letter and a subsequent interview with the BBC. He claimed in the letter to the prime minister that cuts to PIP – which he had earlier defended in parliament – were “a compromise too far” and “not defensible in the way they were placed within a Budget that
Source: Government backtracks on PIP but WRAG cuts remain | DisabledGo News and Blog
The Labour leader sparked a furious row last night after saying he was ‘not happy’ about armed officers and special forces had an order to kill fanatics to bring an atrocity to an end.
Source: Outrage forces Jeremy Corbyn into u-turn on shoot to kill | Daily Mail Online
Ed Miliband and immigration
You have to give it to Ed Miliband, when in power his party opened our doors to immigration, saying it was good for Britain. Now it appears he wants to reverse this Labour policy. Do I hear U turn?
If he worst thing happens and big Ed gets in, how long before Mr Republic Blair wants to get back. Remember he is the one who does no wrong, however, that is what he thinks and I believe he actually believes it himself.
Perhaps Tony Blair is in the wrong party and he should join Republic he could, if they gain power become Mr President Blair a position I believe he feels he is most suited to.