Jon Ashworth

Despite Their Rhetoric We Won't Let the Tories Escape Reality

Jon Ashworth | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

The Tories are attempting to steal progressive rhetoric but they can't escape the reality of their policies. Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party will hold the Tories to account, stand up for the many and oppose their unfair cuts to tax credits. The only party of the common ground in British politics is the party that will truly stand up for working people. That's the Labour Party.

You Still Can't Trust the Lib Dems

Jon Ashworth | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

Now represented in Parliament by just a handful of white, middle-aged men the Lib Dems are becoming even more of an irrelevance in today's modern world... The party leader may have changed but you still can't trust the Lib Dems - they have lost all credibility for good.

Is Osborne Complacent on China?

Jon Ashworth | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

In August 2007 the storm clouds that gathered ahead of the global financial crises came out of a clear blue sky. Eight years later, fixed on Greece we anxiously monitor the horizon for signs of another downturn but could we be facing the wrong way, with the hurricane coming from the east?

Skeleton Found In Richard III Dig Could Be Female Founder

PA | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK

A second skeleton found by archaeologists searching for the remains of King Richard III could be that of a friary's female founder. The team carryi...

Burying Richard III At Leicester Cathedral 'Would Be A Monstrous Act'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

If the bones found beneath a Leicestershire car park belong to King Richard III they will be buried in the city's cathedral, the government has confir...

Bury Richard III At Leicester Cathedral, Says MP

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

If remains unearthed in a car park are verified as those of King Richard III, they should be laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral, a Labour MP suggeste...

Why I Spent a day Fasting This Ramadan and What I Learnt

Jon Ashworth | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

Over 3000 Muslim athletes competed in the Olympics earlier this summer and at the same time it was Ramadan. Like thousands of my constituents in Leicester, many of those athletes will have observed the fast.

Lucy Sherriff

International Students Being 'Cheated' Out Of Thousands By Private Colleges | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Correction and Apology to the London School of Business and Finance ("LSBF") In an article published on 2 June 2012, we incorrectly referred to LSB...