HOMELESSNESS

homelessness

Homelessness has increased by twenty per cent since 2010. The bedroom tax and cuts to welfare benefits have exacerbated homelessness and stretched local authority resources who have been burdened with rehousing the new homeless. Homelessness in modern day Britain is morally unacceptable. UKIP would make the elimination of homelessness their very first housing priority. We […]

SOME PEOPLE ARE SO POOR THAT THE ONLY THING THEY HAVE IS MONEY

why people are poor

What if there is more to life than the physical? What if there is a soul and that soul is eternal? Then truly we are amassing physical wealth and experiences which are transitory and neglecting the real spiritual treasures. I once heard about a wealthy rabbi who despite his means lived in a single bare […]

THE COLLECTIVIST SPIRIT

cooperative-spirit

Material success and possessions do not make a person any more or less spiritual. I fundamentally disagree with the notion that to be spiritual means that one has to abandon materialistic impulses. It is not wrong for you to own possessions, it is wrong for your possessions to own you. I once described myself “as […]

WHY WE MUST PRESERVE THE HOUSE OF LORDS

House-of-lords

It seems inevitable that the House of Lords will be radically reformed or abolished altogether. To be replaced by some kind of elected Senate. Great Britain embodies more vibrant and awe inspiring traditions than any other nation. Their relevance today lies in knitting together our past to our future. Providing a rich continuity of the […]

EMPOWERING PEOPLE THROUGH REFERENDUMS

Empowering-People

Democracy is a means to an end. The objective being to empower people to make them masters of their own destiny. Empowerment means choices. Today’s perception in the UK is that we vote in a government based on promises made during the election campaign which are never fulfilled once in government. The people than have […]