Tag Archives: Tom Watson

Labour leadership elections 2015

Please note, that I am in NO WAY telling you who you should vote for, if indeed you are voting, which I hope you are; this is just my opinion, for what it’s worth! As a fully paid up, card carrying member of … Continue reading

Posted in Labour leadership election 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP …

Reposted from Guardian on line High court rules data retention and surveillance legislation unlawful Victory for Tory MP David Davis and Labour’s Tom Watson, who said there were insufficient privacy safeguards, as judges find Dripa inconsistent with EU law Labour … Continue reading

Posted in Data Retention & Investigatory Powers Act | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Peoples Government ( a sort of “fantasy football” of politics)

What would your alternative government look like? For a bit of fun, I decided to put together my ideal cabinet and call it the peoples government, along with my reasons for choosing those individuals. Cabinet of the Peoples Government Portfolio … Continue reading

Posted in alternative government | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Two MPs to sue government over data law ‘stitch-up’

Reposted from Channel 4 news Two MPs, Tom Watson and David Davis, are to sue the government for introducing “ridiculous” emergency legislation allowing police and security services access to people’s phone and internet records. The MPs from either side of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments