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In the Green Zone: an activist at COP26

Jayson Winters
Cycle in front of sign post showing East Klbriide 8 miles and Strathaven 4 miles

Jayson Winters (JW) interviews Jennifer Plummer (JP), a green activist who travelled to COP26 to volunteer in the Green Zone.  JW: What involvement / interest have you had in previous COP events? JP: I was interested in attending the Copenhagen COP15 in 2009, to make a noise on the streets. I can’t quite recall why […]

Does Labour represent us on Proportional Representation?

Mark Cunliffe

For those of you that were hoping that the Labour party represented one person/one vote, I hate to break it to you that this is not the case. Conference votes against Proportional Representation At the Labour party conference on Monday night, delegates voted on a motion that would have committed the party to changing the […]

The Lost Opportunities List

Cliff Mitchell

Since 1 January 2021 the European Union has not stood still. It continues to offer new opportunities, funding and benefits to its citizens and businesses that we, in the UK, are now excluded from.

East Midlands Tory MPs: how much bang for our buck?

Anna Girolami

Here at Central Bylines, we have been tapping our foot impatiently. Our East Midlands Tory MPs (on whom we generally rely for a regular supply of comedy pratfalls) have been suspiciously quiet of late. Luckily, the imminent arrival of silly season seems to have prodded them into life. All of which we have faithfully recorded […]