Jim Sheridan

A Smokescreen for Slavery: Human Rights Abuses in UK Supply Chains

Ian Lavery | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Politics
Ian Lavery

As UK citizens we should be appalled that UK companies will accept such horrific human rights abuses within their supply chains. British American Tobacco, through its name, represents us all, whether we like it or not. They should be accountable to our ideals of fairness and justice, whether it be in the UK or abroad.

Secrecy Concerns Around TTIP

Jim Sheridan | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Politics
Jim Sheridan

The TTIP could be a good deal. It has the potential for job creation, higher wages for workers and a better deal for consumers. Trade across the Atlantic between the US and the EU is a fact of life and the US is the UK's biggest export market. If people want to buy and sell across the water, we should make it convenient for them to do so. But here is the key - we should make an agreement that helps ordinary people, not big corporations and big business.

On the Tenth Anniversary of the Morecambe Bay Tragedy

Jim Sheridan | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Politics
Jim Sheridan

I said at the time of the Morecambe Bay tragedy that a life is a life. We must ask ourselves: how would we feel if our brothers, our sisters or our children were in this position abroad, in a country they did not understand. Would we expect their hosts to sit back and watch it happen?

MP Calls On Commons Authorities To Revoke Sketchwriters' Lobby Passes

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

House of Commons authorities should investigate whether to ban parliamentary sketchwriters from holding press passes in Parliament, a defiant Jim Sher...

'A Hunched Ball Of Scowling, Scarlet Crossness'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Parliamentary sketch writers have taken their revenge on an MP who called for "parasitic" journalists to be banned from Westminster. Labour's Jim S...

Shooting Hannah Cohen

Lana Citron | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lana Citron

In a grey stone church in Dublin, I watched myself from a time since past; as a seven year old, Jewish girl wanting to belong. The place was full of people, though none were praying and nothing was quite what it seemed to be.

Fancy Seeing You Here: Rupert Murdoch Bumps Into Jeremy Hunt At The Olympics

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Politics

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been criticised by Labour MPs for meeting News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch on the fringes of the Olympic Games. ...

WATCH: Brilliant 'The Voice' Parody

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Here in the UK, The Voice is only just getting started - but over in Ireland, they've been enjoying the reality TV singing competition for a good few ...