Politics Blog

As Britain’s billionaire count rises, our public servants are being forced into poverty

New analysis released today shows that 18,000 children in the North East with a parent working in the public sector are now living in poverty. That’s a 37% rise, with some 4,000 more children falling into poverty since 2010. So why is this happening? It’s simple. While the government has been handing out tax giveaways… Continue reading As Britain’s billionaire count rises, our public servants are being forced into poverty

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Unlocking Imagine – With a little help from GE Academy

I shared a while back that I had been writing a children’s book. It’s been a few months now so thought it would be a good point to give you an update on how it’s going. In June this year, I began with The Golden Egg Academy. They are a children’s literary editorial service that… Continue reading Unlocking Imagine – With a little help from GE Academy

Politics Blog

One teen death by suicide is one too many

I’ve noticed many of my friends Facebook posts over the last few weeks urging people to speak out about mental illness. I’ve wrote about campaigns about mental illness before, but I felt I couldn’t let Suicide Prevention week go by without speaking out about it. I particularly wanted to speak about Teen suicide, one of… Continue reading One teen death by suicide is one too many