ALAN SIMPSON

News from Somewhere Else

Latest from Blog

The Next Financial Crisis: preparing a Labour response

The biggest problem with all the New Labour whinging that surrounds Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

Après Paris

Jeremy Corbyn’s Paris’ meeting with Naomi Klein is the closest the Climate Summit will come to the Storming…

Syria: The Devil’s Delusion

Claims that the world can bomb its way towards a sustainable peace are a perilous delusion.

Beyond the limits of charm

He came, he saw, he hugged them. Who would have believed Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

The Corbynomics of Energy

Jeremy Corbyn’s energy and climate manifesto -‘Protecting Our Planet’- occupies a different political space…

The election everyone lost

What infuriated me most about this general election was that never has so much been missed by so many.

asimpsonMS0704_468x423

Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

word-image

Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

TWITTER

Channel 4 News will devote a one hour special programme in its 7pm slot to the emergency of climate change, hosting the UK’s first ever leaders’ debate on the issue.

32% of people who switched from car to bus in Nottingham did so due to the Workplace Parking Levy

Jon Parker explains success of WPL in Nottingham at Quality Bus Transit UK, using new research by Simon Dale:
🚈 Modal shift
🚊 Cash for public transport
🚌 Fewer parking spaces
👍

After the Pantomime, what about the planet? Increased fossil fuel production races into climate crises. UK decarbonisation rates get nowhere near 2030 'net-zero', and wild weather disrupts everything. Where is the Leaders' Climate Debate?

Are you planning on watching #LeadersDebate but want to know more about parties' plans to build a zero carbon, env resilient and thriving econ after the #GE19? Join our Question time on 27 Nov w. @KwasiKwarteng @Amelia_Womack @AlanSimpson01 @EdwardJDavey:

John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list

John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list
John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list

If I was debating Boris Johnson on TV tonight, I’d just quote this back to him over and over again:

“From crash of 2008 onwards... can you think of any politician who stuck up for the bankers as much as I did? I defended them day in, day out”

If I was debating Boris Johnson on TV tonight, I’d just quote this back to him over and over again: 

“From crash of 2008 onwards... can you think of any politician who stuck up for the bankers as much as I did? I defended them day in, day out”

It's time to bring Britain's railways into the 21st century

It's time to bring Britain's railways into the 21st century
Load More...