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Yes Minister! Its been 32 years since this scene was first aired. 32 years and yet the parody is still true. Its’ 2014 and only 25% of the most senior civil servants are women. But over half of all civil servants are women…… CountingWomenIn.org is long overdue. 

Yes Minister! Its been 32 years since this scene was first aired. 32 years and yet the parody is still true. 

Its’ 2014 and only 25% of the most senior civil servants are women. But over half of all civil servants are women…… 

CountingWomenIn.org is long overdue. 

Look at who is writing your news! Source: http://goo.gl/DqtqIf

Look at who is writing your news!

Source:
http://goo.gl/DqtqIf

7.5 million is a number we can not ignore! 

7.5 million is a number we can not ignore! 

CASH FOR ACCESS is back in the news. Share if you think it is time to get the big money out of politics.Access all ministers: billionaires and lobbyists at lavish party with David Cameron, now he faces calls to publish guest list for lavish Tory summer dinner. But the PM’s office are claiming there is no need to publish a list of invitees as David Cameron was not on ‘official business’.Check out the full story with full quote from our director:http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jul/03/conservatives-refuse-summer-fundraising-secret-guestlist

CASH FOR ACCESS is back in the news. Share if you think it is time to get the big money out of politics.

Access all ministers: billionaires and lobbyists at lavish party with David Cameron, now he faces calls to publish guest list for lavish Tory summer dinner. But the PM’s office are claiming there is no need to publish a list of invitees as David Cameron was not on ‘official business’.

Check out the full story with full quote from our director:http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jul/03/conservatives-refuse-summer-fundraising-secret-guestlist

UK Vote Match users rated same sex marriage, the environment & immigration as their most important issues. For the Dutch it was membership of the EU. What would yours be?http://uk.votematch.eu/

UK Vote Match users rated same sex marriage, the environment & immigration as their most important issues. For the Dutch it was membership of the EU. 

What would yours be?

http://uk.votematch.eu/

I just supported Vote with facts in #Euro2014 on @ThunderclapIt // @UnlockDemocracy

Less than a week to go until the European elections - have you tried the Vote Match quiz yet? 

Don’t forget to share your results! 
www.votematch.org.uk

Less than a week to go until the European elections - have you tried the Vote Match quiz yet?

Don’t forget to share your results! 


www.votematch.org.uk

Hanningfield - Clock in. Clock out. 

It has only been 5 months since the last scandal to hit the House of Lords. Back in December it was cash for questions, now it’s expenses - again! Lord Hanningfield has been suspended and ordered to pay back £3,300 expenses he claimed for clocking in and out of Parliament. He maintains that fiddling his expenses was justified as he needed the money to feed his chickens!

Lord Hanningfield is the perfect illustration of the problem with the House of Lords: its lack of accountability. These abuses have continued with impunity in the Lords because unelected peers are totally ­unaccountable to the public. The only way the culture of the Lords will change is when voters, not party leaders, decide who is fit to sit in the second chamber.
Take Action: Write to the party leaders

Hanningfield - Clock in. Clock out.

It has only been 5 months since the last scandal to hit the House of Lords. Back in December it was cash for questions, now it’s expenses - again! Lord Hanningfield has been suspended and ordered to pay back £3,300 expenses he claimed for clocking in and out of Parliament. He maintains that fiddling his expenses was justified as he needed the money to feed his chickens!

Lord Hanningfield is the perfect illustration of the problem with the House of Lords: its lack of accountability. These abuses have continued with impunity in the Lords because unelected peers are totally ­unaccountable to the public. The only way the culture of the Lords will change is when voters, not party leaders, decide who is fit to sit in the second chamber.


Take Action: Write to the party leaders

Happy EuropeDay! We’ve picked our favourite version of the European Anthem to celebrate.

Have fun this Europe Day by finding out if you agree with Beaker at www.VoteMatch.org.uk

Turmoil has engulfed the continent of Europe. The powers and membership of the EU is in dispute.While the media of the continent endlessly debates this alarming chain of events, the democracy movement have dispatched the Votematch Knights, the guides to policies and which party is closest to a given person, to settle the conflict….VoteMatch.org.uk