Opinions

Leigh Observer Column - 20th November 2018

“May you live in interesting times” is an ancient Chinese curse and what interesting times we are living in. The choice offered in the 2016 EU referendum was an opportunity for the British people to have their say on the biggest issue in generations.

Leigh Observer Column - 5th November 2018

Budget day is one of the most important days of the Parliamentary year, setting out the future plans for our economy and the spending plans for our vital public services.

Leigh Observer Column - 22nd October 2018

Remembrance Day is such an important event in British life, where we as a country come together to pay our respects to our fallen service men and women.

Hot Topic: Devolved immigration powers

Immigration continues to be one of the most controversial of topics and the government has not yet come close to meeting its own target of limiting it to a maximum net immigration of 100,000 per year.  Chuka Umunna, a Labour MP from London, has announced a report that says our ‘one size fits all’