Campaign news archive - July 2009

‘Shocking result for Labour’ in unnecessary by-election

Labour has been defeated in the Norwich North by-election caused by the barring of former Labour MP Ian Gibson from standing at the next election. [continue...]

Shelling out for favours?

A Morning Star investigation has found that the All Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, comprising 20 MPs, received £27,000 last year from Shell International. Last month, the firm was forced to settle out of court in New York, faced with charges that it was culpable in the state murder and torture of nine members of the Ogoni tribe including writer and Activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1995. [continue...]

LRC calls for ‘full and permanent’ public ownership of rail

The Government has today annuounced that it will take over the East Coast Mainline rail franchise vacated by National Express, which has failed to meet its contractual obligations for the franchise which it won in 2007. [continue...]


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