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Time for a National Care Service

In Jonny Roberts on June 13, 2011 at 7:00 am

The disaster of Southern Cross and an abused teen’s letter to David Cameron have highlighted a new for a radical alternative. Jonny Roberts says now is the time for a National Care Service. Read the rest of this entry »

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Government Continues Farcical Stance on Tuition Fees

In Jonny Roberts on May 21, 2011 at 3:47 pm

Willetts idea for extra university places is certainly flawed but its the right who should be worried, says Jonny Roberts. Read the rest of this entry »

Something old, something New, something borrowed, something Blue

In Jonny Roberts on May 2, 2011 at 8:24 am

Labour’s policy review needs to bring together the best of old Labour, New Labour, the view of Liberal Democrats and Greens as well as a sprig of Lord Glasman’s Blue Labour ideas, says Jonny Roberts. Read the rest of this entry »

Merging NI and Income Tax Could Work

In Jonny Roberts on March 22, 2011 at 10:32 am

Mr Balls is wrong, merging NI and income tax could be a winner that Labour doesn’t want to miss out on, says Jonny Roberts. Read the rest of this entry »

We Need to Modernise the NUS

In Jonny Roberts on March 2, 2011 at 9:20 am

In light of the recent resignation of Aaron Porter, the NUS chief, Jonny Roberts argues now is the time for voting reform in the NUS. Read the rest of this entry »

Should Labour Love or Loathe The Big Society?

In Jonny Roberts on February 28, 2011 at 10:02 am

Jonny Roberts writes: “I’ve also been careful not to write off the Big Society – volunteering, mutualism and local democracy are certainly something I support – in this I am certainly not alone. So herein lies Labour’s problem with tackling the Big Society project – should we love or loathe?” Read the rest of this entry »

Political Promisers Unite: Let’s Have Younger Politicians

In Jonny Roberts on December 20, 2010 at 9:00 am

Jonny Roberts is launching a campaign for the Labour party to adopt all under-30 shortlists in Parliamentary candidate selections.  Read the rest of this entry »

Students March Against Higher Tuition Fees

In Jonny Roberts on November 10, 2010 at 9:16 am

Today, in Westminster, there will be a march against the cuts to university education and the proposed tuition fee increase. “More for Less” is going to be contested. Jonny Roberts urges all students to unite. Read the rest of this entry »

Give us a job mate, but not that one

In Jonny Roberts on November 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm

Jonny Roberts discusses the government scheme to create manual labour duties for the unemployed. Read the rest of this entry »

The economics of giving: an alternative big society

In Jonny Roberts on October 18, 2010 at 8:00 am

Jonny Roberts writes on his theory of charity, how individuals can replace the role of state in his “alternative big society”. Read the rest of this entry »