2015 Paris Climate Change Conference ends with “Massive” Bon Fire

2015 Paris Climate Change Conference ends with “Massive” Bon Fire The 14 day climate change summit involved 30,000 people, 5m pieces of paper, and 21,000 tonnes of carbon emissions, ended with a massive “Bon Fire” to celebrate in the grounds of the Effel Tower. A survey by Newsweek found that 24 percent of respondents rejected … Continue reading

Rotherham Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Rotherham Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 The constituency consists of Census Output Areas of one local government district: a working population whose income is on average slightly below the national average and close to average reliance upon social housing. At the end of 2012 the unemployment rate in the constituency stood at 7% and 9.6% male … Continue reading

Sheffield South East Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Sheffield South East Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 As mentioned above, Labour majorities since 1935 have been substantial, meaning the area is potentially one of that party’s safe seats. In 2010 the closest runner-up was from the Liberal Democrat candidate.

Southend West Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Southend West Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 Because four members of the Guinness family have held the seat (or its predecessor, Southend) it has been dubbed in political analyses in the media as “Guinness-on-Sea”. It is currently represented by David Amess, previously MP for Basildon.

Stevenage Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Stevenage Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 The main town is known for its fast rail links to London and proximity to Luton Airport which accompanies a few headquarters of global businesses based in the seat. Workless claimants, registered jobseekers, were in November 2012 higher than the national average of 3.8%, and eastern regional average of 3.2%, … Continue reading

Wentworth & Dearne Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Wentworth & Dearne Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 The South Yorkshire settlements grew in the seat into primarily large town size developments from the large presence of coal leading to extensive mining in this area, coupled with convenient proximity to Sheffield, the canals and rivers network, as well as to Doncaster, York, Wakefield and Leeds. As … Continue reading

Weston-Super-Mare Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015

Weston-Super-Mare Parliamentary Constituency Candidates 2015 The town grew as a relatively late-Victorian affluent resort with many green spaces and gardens south of the headland, Sand Point which denotes the sandier beach of the town and of Burnham on Sea relative to northerly shores such as at Clevedon. Work in tourism and visitor attractions is seasonal … Continue reading

Monmouth Parliamentary Constituency Candidates

Monmouth Parliamentary Constituency Candidates Straight Choice in Monmouth – English or Welsh ? It’s a straight choice in Monmouth, when one considers that the United Kingdom is likely to be dissolved in the next 10 years. If you wish Monmouth to be part of England Vote – English Democrats If you wish Monmouth to be … Continue reading

Erith & Thamesmead Parliamentary Candidates (South East London/Kent)

Erith & Thamesmead Parliamentary Candidates (South East London/Kent) Erith and Thamesmead is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Teresa Pearce of the Labour Party (UK). It covers the areas of Erith and Thamesmead in the southeast of Outer London by the River Thames near the border of Greater … Continue reading

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