Guilty verdict in Rochdale grooming trial

NB: This post was published here yesterday. It has been updated slightly to reflect subsequent developments. Nine men have been found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court of operating a child sex ring in Rochdale. The verdict sees all of the offenders jailed, and will hopefully offer some closure to the victims and their families. There is no doubt at … Continue reading

Asylum seekers and winter fuel allowance

Fuel poverty in Britain is a growing problem, with more and more people facing a struggle to keep their homes heated. This particularly affects the elderly, with cuts to Winter Fuel Allowance being part of the government’s austerity agenda. However, even as people die from this clear attack on the working class, the far-right are … Continue reading