Monthly Archives: December 2015

Don’t be vague, William Haigh!

It seems to be an open secret that David Cameron wants to keep us in the European Union and grandees like Michael Heseltine are firmly in the YES camp. John Major has spoken strongly in favour of remaining in and … Continue reading

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A powerful message

Having experienced nPower’s chaotic billing and even worse customer service, my first reaction to the news headline that they have been fined £26 million for bad billing and service was a quiet smile coupled with the thought “and about time … Continue reading

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Dreaming spires and dismal dons

Oh yes!  It’s Oxford University!  The same Oxford University that denied Margaret Thatcher an Honorary Degree despite her being a graduate of Somerville College; the first British woman Prime Minister and the greatest peace time Prime Minister of the last century. … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s comrades – Yahya Salah, Yahia Tebani, Mohamed Dahir

This is the fifth in a series of blogs examining the hard left groups and individuals that are supporting or influencing Corbyn and working to take the Labour Party to the left. It is too easy to relax and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s comrades – Hugo Chavez, Ted Honderich, Gerry Adams

This is the fourth in a series of blogs examining the hard left groups  that are supporting or influencing Corbyn and working to take the Labour Party to the left.  It is too easy to relax and enjoy the prospect of … Continue reading

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The Green Belt conundrum

Once again, there are rumours about building on the Green Belt. Once again, people like Campaign for Rural England (CPRE) are sharpening their quills and, once again, people living in or near rural areas are getting agitated. The truth is … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s comrades – Stop The War Coalition

This is the third in a series of blogs examining the hard left groups  that are supporting Corbyn and working to take the Labour Party to the left.  It is too easy to relax and enjoy the prospect of a permanent … Continue reading

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