The Country Tour, Day Two – The Midlands

A misty start in Gloucester soon gives way to sunshine as we head towards Worcester, to meet Labour’s candidate Joyce and her team. So much sunshine by 10am that sun cream is required before we set out to Charlie’s Cafe to meet members and local people to discuss local issues, not least flooding. Worcester has…

Flooding shows the need for public spending

In the months of December 2013 to February 2014 the United Kingdom experienced some of the worst flooding on record, and certainly the worst many living in those affected have seen. Whether this was a freak occurrence due to a combination of different weather systems or a taste of things to come as a result…