Lord Foulkes

'Hard-Working People': More Than Just A Slogan

Lord Foulkes | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Politics
Lord Foulkes

The Conservatives, facing up to the toxicity of their brand, have been trying to convince the electorate that they care about "ordinary families". Imagine, then, my surprise when last December the Government opposed an amendment I had tabled to the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill.

Why I Wrote to Alex Salmond

Lord Foulkes | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Lord Foulkes

The arc of prosperity, it seems, bends towards an independent Scotland, regardless of the facts. I expect to find exactly this kind of wishful thinking, obfuscation, and make believe in Tuesday's White Paper in which the SNP will lay out its plans and projections for an independent Scotland.

Devolution Lite? Senior Labourite Calls For Scotland To Have More Control

PA | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Politics

A senior Labour politician has called for Scotland to have full control over its finances. Lord Foulkes claimed the UK Government's proposals to...