Monthly Archives: January 2016

I’ve Got A Right To Say It

It was Nick Robinson’s interview with Michael Caine on Friday’s BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that got me thinking. It wasn’t so much that it became a fairly uncritical opinion piece on what is maybe the most important political debate facing us in the next 18 months. Instead, I was wondering what expertise Mr Caine […]

Probationary Politician

In the unlikely event that I have any regular readers, the more eagle-eyed of you will have noticed that I’ve changed the heading of this site. Instead of a “potential politician” I am now a “probationary politician”. Part of the reason for this is that I am fighting my first ever council election – for […]

Select Committee Report on Trans Issues

After the General Election in May, many trans activists were looking at the prospect of defending rights and progress for 5 years in the teeth of what, at face value, appeared as though it was going to be an insensitive, unaware and potentially callous Conservative Government. Yet today, just 7 months later, a Conservative-led Commons […]