The Election Section V2.3

I mentioned last week how the Tories had hoovered up most of UKIP’s policies.

Turns out it wasn’t just theirs.

In the 2015 election, Ed Miliband, then leader of the Labour Party, announced his proposals to cap the amount that energy companies could charge for their product. Here’s how it was reported in the national press:

IMG_20170510_001713In 2017, Theresa May announced her plans to cap the amount that energy companies could charge for their product. Here’s how it was reported in the national press:

IMG_20170510_001717So, to be clear: Labour propose something, it’s a backwards step, to be vilified and ridiculed. Conservatives propose exactly the same thing, then it’s a great idea, to be celebrated and promoted.

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In 1986, The Housemartins released “London 0 Hull 4”, an album which concluded with this:

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The Housemartins – Freedom

31 years later, nothing much has changed.

I suppose I can’t get through the next month without posting anything at all by Billy Bragg, so here’s something by The Bard of Barking on the same subject:

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Billy Bragg – It Says Here

More soon.

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