Entries by Helen Goodman from 01/2013

The Cuts in the North East are Deeper Than in Spain

| Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics

The Government seems to have a blind spot for the potential of the North East. This has come at the whole country's expense; the Tories, with their eye on the 2015 general election, appear to be prioritising spending in regions with large numbers of marginal seats, whilst slashing budgets in the North East and elsewhere.

DCMS - Frivolous or Fundamental?

| Posted 01.15.2013 | UK Politics

Far from seeing culture, media and sport as something only for the good times - the icing on the cake we should see them as essentials - the cheese in the sandwich.

Does Our Media Set Girls Up to Fail?

| Posted 01.24.2013 | UK Politics

What also became apparent from my conversations with the girls was that although they were concerned about the pressures they felt from the media to look 'perfect' they were also increasingly concerned by the representation of women in the media as a whole.

The Government's Work Capability Test Is Truly Shocking

| Posted 01.30.2013 | UK Politics

This government seem hell bent on bringing back Victorian levels of poverty and misery to the poor, whilst at the same time giving a tax cut to the wealthy.