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The Hillsborough Petition Is A Con: Just Look At Student Fees

by | 23rd, August 2011

WILL the causes of the Hillsborough disaster be debated in Parliament? Will the Cabinet papers into the tragedy that saw 96 Liverpool fans die at at the FA cup semi-final tie against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday ground on 15 April, 1989, be aired?

The online petition calling for the Cabinet papers to be released has reached 100,000 signatures – “enough for a Commons debate to be considered”.

Considered is all.

Politicians love to play the consensus game. They invite us to join them in the big debate. Did you debate student fees? Did you debate war in Libya? Did you debate buying into Lloyds TSB? Did you debate joining the EU? Well, you did… a bit. You voted in the election. But the political parties are so similar that the debate is skewed. And when you did vote on a firm decision such as Nick Clegg’s vow that a vote for the LibDems would be a vote against an increase in tuition fees

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