Tag Archives: Labour

Labour’s Candidate to be Cambridge’s MP Seeks Advice from Alastair Campbell on How to Be Popular

The Labour Party’s Prospective candidate to become Cambridge’s MP at the 2015 general election, Daniel Zeichner, has sought advice on how to be popular from ex Labour spinner Alastair Campbell. Mr Campbell’s advice to Zeichner was: Don’t calculate too much. Go with your gut. This appeared to me to be a direct challenge to the [...]

Labour’s Ed Murphy Wins Police and Crime Commissioner Election in Peterborough

Conservative Graham Bright was Elected Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner with just 3.96% of the electorate across Cambridgeshire making him their first choice. Labour’s Ed Murphy however won comfortably in the cities of both Peterborough and Cambridge. The first preference results for Peterborough were as follows: Name Party/Independent Votes Percentage Ed Murphy Labour 5282 23.22% [...]

Labour Anti House Sharing Motion Defeated

On the evening of the 19th of April 2012 I observed Cambridge City Council debate a Labour motion on the subject of regulating shared houses in the city. The motion talked of capping the number of properties available to sharers and extending the council’s definition of a House in Multiple Occupation to include all properties [...]

Labour Plans to Push House Sharers Out of Cambridge

Spot the shared houses. Many streets in North Cambridge contain lots of shared houses which are indistinguishable from their neighbours. As has been reported in the Cambridge News Labour Councillors Marchant-Daisley and Todd-Jones are putting forward a motion to Cambridge City Council’s full council on Thursday the 19th of April 2012 calling for a cap [...]

May 2010 General Election Cambridge

Over the weekend I went down to the river in Cambridge and made a video in which I talk about my views about the upcoming general election. I’ve listened to what the candidates from the main parties are saying and I’m not convinced that I should be voting for any of them. Very few people [...]