This weekend I was the guest on Academy FM, aiming to keep it bright and breezy, despite the weather, the strikes and the cost of living crisis.
News and opinion
Seeing Red: Turning to Christmas and food bank demand
Seeing Red is my regular column in The Isle of Thanet News. This opinion piece was first published on December 6, 2022.
NHS crisis: who’s to blame?
Craig Mackinlay hasn’t got a clue about our NHS. The Tories have stripped it out and ignored research and advice presented to them.
“Of course there’s poverty, but is there destitution?”
South Thanet MP, Craig Mackinlay has come in for heavy criticism after our head-to-head on Politics South East last weekend. Watch here and make your own decision.
News reports are detailing a letter that the leader of Kent County Council has penned to Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt. The council is on the brink of bankruptcy.
South Thanet Art Auction
On Thursday 8th December 7PM Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate. All monies raised will go to South Thanet Labour Party.
Seeing Red: Isn’t it time for positive change?
Seeing Red is my regular column in The Isle of Thanet News. This opinion piece was first published on November 7, 2022.
Manston asylum seekers – the Government need to do much better.
I was asked by Sangita Myska, LBC news presenter what I thought about Suella Braverman’s language and what the issues are here in Thanet.
Manston: KCC has a responsibility
We hear the horrific descriptions of life in the Home Office facility at Manston. This is taking place in Kent and we have a responsibility to act.
Poverty: Thanet is at the sharp end
I reminded KCC we’ve been dealing with a cost of living crisis in Thanet for some years now, which hits the vulnerable most hard. Watch the video.