Where are core values in Labour's water plan?
Published 05/07/2011 | 05:00
WHAT happens to Labourites when they get into power? They seem to completely lose their core values, particularly regarding wealth distribution.
Following on from one suggestion that welfare applicants should have their fingerprints taken -- no such suggestion for anyone joining the myriad quangos and boards that abound still -- another comes out of the woodwork robustly attacking all and sundry who disagree with its 'poll tax' proposal to introduce individual water charges.
John Whelan makes the startling claim that "there is no running from the fact that we have to pay for water" in support of his proposals. Of course we do, John, but not necessarily by way of an individual charge.