Category: Dorset Politics

140,000 children in England with no home

he number of households in temporary accommodation in England is at its highest since records began. Charities now call on the “out of touch”...

Double the sewage, triple the stink

This article is published on the day that Dorset Council election votes are counted. By the time you read this, the celebrations and disappointments...

Crossing lines: make a green shift

In this year of elections – and hopefully welcome changes – look out for attempts by some to portray themselves as environmental champions. West...

Election reflections

From campaign trails to optimistic tales: MP Simon Hoare has been considering why we see so little positivity in politics I sit writing this article...

Dorset Council’s housing policies: failing local people

It’s a known fact that 40% of Dorset’s population are on low wages. In the Dorset Council and BCP Council (next door) areas, more...

Double the sewage, triple the stink

The water companies just can’t keep out of the news. The figures for sewage discharges for 2023 were issued last week by the Environment...

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Clayesmore head likens Labour’s policy to 1980s pit closures in open letter

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How changing Stroke Pathways is known to save lives

Yeovil’s Stroke Unit controversy – amid the public debate, Rachael Rowe looks at the pros and cons of NHS Somerset’s plans to centralise services The...

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