Category: Policy

SUNDAY COLUMN: Lest We Forget

Anne Marie Waters  Sunday November 8th 2020   Today is Remembrance Sunday.  Today is the day we remember those who died in the military service of Great Britain.  It’s always a poignant day and one I’m lucky enough to have spent in great company; I’ve met countless veterans, as well as those still serving, and…

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Enforcement and Consent

By Mike Speakman, Law & Order Spokesman 30th April 2020 There is much speculation about the government’s timing of the lockdown; were they too early or were they too late?   Many of the government’s opponents claim they were too late, citing South Korea or Taiwan who were very quick to introduce lockdowns. Taiwan in fact…

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Dignity and Comfort – Our Pensions Policy

Anne Marie Waters April 3rd 2020   When a person comes to the end of their working life, they have paid their dues.  It’s time to relax and enjoy life, something that is earned having worked and contributed to society for decades.  For Britain believes strongly in pursuing the most dignified and most comfortable retirement…

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Demanding fairness – Our family law policy

Anne Marie Waters March 25th 2020   When I was a law graduate, I spent a lot of time working around the courts of central London.  Much of it was voluntary clerking and paralegal work and while it involved long waits on a regular basis, it was also a fascinating insight in what goes on…

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Failing victims, fuelling hate

Dr Elle Cockbain is an Associate Professor in Security and Crime Science at University College London. Dr Waqas Tufail is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Leeds Beckett University. Dr Waqas Tufail’s research interests include policing, anti-Muslim racism, and racialisation. Apparently, Muslims are a race. They have written a report together.  We have the perfect…

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Patel’s immigration policy is largely to be welcomed, but…

Anne Marie Waters  March 2nd 2020   Priti Patel’s immigration policies are largely to be welcomed. A points-based system is an obvious method of weighing up a person’s merits and deciding who can or can’t come to Britain. It’s a convenient and common sense way to have a look at those who wish to live…

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The Foundations of it All – Our Education Policy

Anne Marie Waters  February 17th 2020   If you had enormous influence over the minds of the young, how would you use it?  Would you teach them to be positive and self-respectful, or would you fill their minds with shame and self-contempt?  The former is a gift to a child, the latter is nothing short…

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Small changes make a huge difference – Our transport policy

Anne Marie Waters  January 25th 2020   Decent transport in a primary prerequisite for a functioning society.  We must be able to get around, cheaply and with ease.  Our goods and products must do the same, and transport is an area in which small smart changes will make a huge difference. Firstly, there must be…

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Northern England Needs Better Rail – HS2 Is NOT The Answer

Anne Marie Waters, Party Leader January 20th 2020 The controversial HS2, a high speed rail linking London to Birmingham and Manchester is set to see costs go up to £106 bn.  The cost was set at £56 bn in 2015. A report leaked to the Financial Times warned of the potential rise, and also recommended…

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Responsible and Accountable – Our Policy on Government

Anne Marie Waters  January 14th 2020   The response of our leaders to the Brexit referendum result taught us a stark lesson, but a valuable one. It revealed that the majority of MPs did not wish to keep their promise and withdraw from the European Union. They felt fully comfortable in doing this, showing that…

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More Police Force Mergers?

By Mike Speakman, Policing  Spokesman 13th January 2020 There is a new initiative from the Police Chiefs Council to merge police forces. The last decades have seen an increasing centralisation of policing, geared more to satisfying central government objectives which often have little to do with real policing issues. I believe the government and civil…

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End The Cruelty – Our Animal Welfare Policy

Anne Marie Waters  January 6th 2020 Mahatma Gandhi once said that the greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Britain has a long and proud tradition of kindness and respect towards animals, it was part of our greatness, but like this greatness generally, our kindness to animals is…

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Restoring Sanity – Our Transgenderism Policy

Anne Marie Waters  December 22nd 2019    Every adult man and woman has the right to live their lives as they prefer. It’s our most fundamental liberty that we are able to choose our own destiny. The only restrictions on our liberties should be to prevent harm to others in the form of bodily harm,…

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Why We Need For Britain’s Trans Policy

Barbara Wood December 22nd 2019 In my speech on Freedom, Justice & Democracy at The For Britain Conference 2019, I spoke about the fear that many of us now feel when all we want to do is express an opinion. For those of you that haven’t seen the speech you can watch it here. In…

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Confronting the Lies – Our Media Policy

Anne Marie Waters December 21st 2019 When you have been on the receiving end of the mainstream media, it changes your life. It changes you because you learn firsthand just how corrupt public life can be. People often believe “there’s no smoke without fire”, they believe that the press simply isn’t allowed to lie –…

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