Friday, 24 July 2009

Norwich North By Election

Was this a poor result for us- yes it was, but everybody lost bar Chloe Smith, and even she cannot go to take her seat until October.

Did all of the parties have equal access to the media, no they did not, sorry as I am to say this the Monsters have a far higher ‘profile’ than the LPUK.

Was Norwich the best place for us to campaign, absolutely not, we had two members in Norfolk at the beginning of the campaign, we now have twenty four and at least thirty six people who now understand the difference between Liberalism and Social Democracy.

This campaign was not about politics, it was about the need to tell Labour that their time is up. The result showed that. This was not a ringing endorsement of the Conservatives, but certainly showed the depth of loathing of the Darien Labour Party.

Do we give up and wring our hands, no we do not, however bad this result was, Tom was a good performer when he was allowed near a microphone despite his years, it gave our activists a chance to engage with the public, some travelling as far afield as Cornwall.

This afternoon a former Lib Dem Councillor has rung me to say that he is resigning from the Lib Dems and is joining the LPUK, as he sees that in this two and a half party State, he can no longer get the 'half' to accept classic Liberal principles

At the end of the day a High tax, High Spending, Centralising, Authoritarian Party won the day. So not much has changed.

Andrew Withers LPUK Chairman

Sunday, 19 July 2009

Truro 25th July Wig and Pen 1pm SW Libertarian Meetup

Lets get a good turn out for this meetup.
It should be very interesting after the Norwich North by-election campaign.
There is loads to discuss and lots of beer to drink. 5 mins from the train station
Hope to see you all there.
New faces would be most welcome.
We are after all making it down into the depths of the South West. Come along to check us out. Wig and Pen 1 Frances Street, Truro, TR1 3DP‎ - 01872 273028‎

email for further info

Friday, 17 July 2009

Let's play "Join the dots"...

"Switch to Ecotricity & help fight climate change with your electricity bill. £20 will also be donated to The Converging World on your behalf." boasts the Ecotricity website. The Converging World? Who they, you ask? Good question.
We are a UK based charity that invests in renewable energy projects in the developing world. All the profits from these investments are used to fund community-based sustainable development and social projects around the world.
That would be the Tamil Nadu Wind Farm, India. This being an industry which gets government soft loans in India, tax holidays and the RPS:
In India, under the renewable portfolio standard (RPS), utilities have to purchase a certain proportion of their energy from green sources like wind.
Sound familiar? Yep. It's the ROC!! I smell global governance. And no, it ain't tinfoil hat time either. One of the major pushers of wind in India is EIWEN supported under the ECCP.

EIWEN is a network of European and Indian industry and (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) SMEs, financial institutions, universities, research institutes and civil society associations in the wind energy sector.

Co-funded by the European Commission, the network, has been established under the EU-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme, and is being implemented by a consortium led by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands. The partners include EWEA (Belgium), Risø National Laboratory (Denmark), the Confederation of Indian Industry (India) and the Indian Wind Turbines Manufacturers Association (Chennai/India).

Yes, its all the same jolly little scam from the same pigsty. Why wouldn't Ecotricity want their nose in that trough too? But so long as "the profits from these investments are used to fund community-based sustainable development and social projects" (that the being two of the ten turbines actually constructed) then its ok. So long as they don't mind paying double for their electricity that is.

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Press Release 7th July 2009


Libertarian Party fields
youngest ever parliamentary candidate
at Norwich North

Thomas Burridge, aged 18, is the Libertarian Party candidate for the upcoming Norwich North by-election, and is set to make history as the youngest person ever to contest a Westminster seat. Thomas was accepted offically by the Returning Officer today.

Thomas is aware that his age may raise a few eyebrows. “People may ask what can I possibly know about anything at my age? Well, one thing I do know is that Labour excesses have left my generation with a massive debt that will take generations to pay off.” “It’s all the more painful because we were not given any say in the decisions that have forced us to spend the rest of our lives in debt.”

“Currently, the Tories and Labour are squabbling about cutting state spending by a pathetic 5 per cent. Whereas, the Libertarian Party want to scrap the whole rotten system. A system that has given us high personal taxes, squalid services and a corrupt parliament.” “I may not win this time, but I will be back in five years, and in another five years, if necessary. By which time, the guilty ones will be wallowing in their generous pensions – while my generation – The Debt Generation – will still be paying back the money that was squandered.”

The Libertarian Party believes in individual liberty, personal responsibility and freedom from government. Its most prominent policy is to scrap income tax, and transfer taxes to non-essential goods, leaving items such as food, heating and rent tax-free.


For more information, or to arrange an interview, contact the Libertarian Party Norwich North Campaign Office on 01603 850573 or the media enquiries mobile on 07505 228618.

Further details are available on our campaign website:
Alternatively, visit the Libertarian Party website:

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Sunday, 5 July 2009

Mandelson Kicks MG Rover into the Long Grass To Save His Hide

Poppet Peter is kicking the investigation over to the SFO, despite refusing them to lead the enquiry from day one if there was a suspicion of fraud, despite the administrators finding there was no evidence of wrong doing by the Directors, despite refusing several requests under the Freedom of Information to reveal the Governments role.

This investigation has cost £16m to date, and Mandelson is still determined to cover up the role of Nu Labour, because publication of the report will show glaring holes in the Governments story (ie a pack of lies) in the run up to a General Election, starting a criminal investigation is a way of ensuring publication will be delayed for years.

Mandelson is already facing meltdown in the West Midlands, this is just crude damage limitation.

The 'Man' is a curse to British industry, we have been down this line before with the Tories over Matrix Churchill, it was only when Alan Clarke told the unvarnished truth in Court about the Government's role did the action against the Directors collapse.

In the Stasi State that is the UK now being a Director of a company is morely likely to be a road to financial ruin that financial wealth, I would advise nobody to sign up to being a Director of a company without looking at what the BERR can do to you.

In fact I would strongly advise you to move your business out of the UK while Mandelson is anywhere near the levers of power.

Thursday, 2 July 2009