Governments Ignore E-Petitions At Their Peril!

Jeremy Hunt e-petitionWith thousands of people already feeling dislocated and uninterested in the political process, the rise in popularity of the e-petition system should be a cause for celebration.  The internet has become the first port-of-call for a host of interest groups, charities, journalists and individuals to highlight issues as diverse as hospital closures to tax…

Zika Virus Could Become Catastrophic by October

Professor Peter J. Hotez who has a long and distinguished career in tropical diseases has warned that unless action is taken  on the spread of the Zika Virus now, we could see a catastrophy in 9 months time.  He warns World leaders, governments and health organizations against ‘dithering‘ in order to try and avert an…

The Politics of Fear

The Tories Call It Nationalism, It Is In Fact Fear Under the leadership of Prime Minister David Cameron we have seen the Conservative party secure it’s first majority government since it’s crushing defeat in the 1997 General election.  The shock result that not only saw the Tories getting the all-important majority, but also became the…