Martin McGuinness: struggle, loss, forgiveness

By Bev Waker-Craig / @bevcraig This week we heard the news that Martin McGuinness has passed away following his battle with a rare heart condition. I’d like to think that at the very least one of the legacies of McGuinness was to leave behind a place where all sides of the community could come together and … Continued

Challenging the right on health and social care

By Cllr Bev Craig / Cllr Bev Craig When the National Health Service was created, it was bold and radical, embodying the best of postwar socialism, implemented in the face of opposition and cynicism to create a new political consensus. It offered hope of a better future and put social equality and universalism at its … Continued