Monthly Archives: July 2012

End of term report – Good effort

Having awarded Michael Gove top marks at the end of term, who else has worked hard and done well? Prime Minister I ought to start with the Head Boy.  It is no easy task to lead a coalition.  Many of … Continue reading

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End of term report – Top of the class

The House of Commons is in recess after business on 17 July and will sit again on Monday 3 September.  The House of Lords continued to sit until the end of business on 25 July and returns on Monday 8 October.  … Continue reading

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Hoodwinked

I was hoodwinked on Friday evening. Five shameless politicians tricked me into venturing down a bumpy track to an apparently deserted barn for a nefarious and completely incorrect reason.  When I arrived, as instructed, in black tie, I found Sir … Continue reading

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Memo to DC

I will not make a habit of this, David, but I was a candidate in the Witney constituency selection process for the parliamentary seat where you pipped me! I led a coalition with the Liberals in Oxfordshire County Council from … Continue reading

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Memo to George Osborne

With Olympimania about to envelop us, there is a danger that some elementary truths about our economic position are being subtly erased from the public memory. the worldwide banking crisis started in the US with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac … Continue reading

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