Pompey’s favourite party political podcast returns with hosts Ian ‘Tiny’ Morris and Simon Sansbury discussing the start of the general election campaigns. Also under review are the two constituencies in Portsmouth, with one needing a close eye as a three-way marginal that’s changed hands between the major three parties in the last three elections. The parliamentary candidates for the major parties are also the leaders for their respective parties in Portsmouth council.
Local writer Richard Williams explains how he decided who to vote for in this election, and how lying politicians are undermining our democracy. It’s easy to forget amongst the noise of an election campaign that [… read more ]
Jade Burrell blows the whistle on the high-pressure, sweatshop-like conditions of a Southsea restaurant kitchen. ‘What are you monkeying around for?’ Lawrence shouts over the kitchen fans. His dark eyes catch a scrawny kitchen porter [… read more ]
Portsmouth City Council has launched a consultation with local residents on the Chancellor’s announcement that local authorities should fund adult social care costs by raising council tax by an additional 2%, reports Sarah Cheverton. Chancellor [… read more ]