One hears much in the manifestos about being fair to all. A natural and admiral desire. What one does not hear is that being fair should mean being fair for oportunities in life. It does not mean being fair on the standards of life that are provided by the oportunities. The standards achieved depend on the way in which fair opportunities are developed by personal efforts and creating solutions to lifes challenges. I would prefer to hear politicians advocating the need to seek and rise to the challenges that face us all rather than suggesting that we should all be treated equally. So far none of the political manifestos have mentioned the need to address individual challenges in order to achieve the standards of living that we all desire. They prefer to suggest that we should all be treated as equals as a matter of fairness. We do not all achieve equality, and the level we reach depends on the individual efforts we use to take advantage of a reasonable just and fair start in life. Let us hear more about meeting challenges
Proposed reinstatement of previous levels of corporation tax should yield
"The Ministry of Defence's budget for running Trident in 2016/2017 was a planned
The country needs to decide whether investing less in the NHS and therefore being the most 'efficient' health service is the correct approach. What would the scenario be if we spent as much per head as many other countries in Europe and less on nuclear weapons?
How many times can Labour spend Corporation tax to plug health, education & Uncle Tom Cobbly?
I agree with all you say but feel very strongly about workforce planning and staff retention. Jeremy Hunt (and my Conservative MP ) both seem to think that bullying staff is preferable to valuing them and I will find it impossible to vote Conservative whilst this attitude prevails in the party. Mrs May has just left it to Hunt and appears not to have the NHS in her agenda.