Tag Archives: Andrea Leadsom

Motherhood and apple pie

The row that broke out over Andrea Leadsom and motherhood reminds me that many successful journalists have an interesting approach to developing a story. From my own experience as Leader of Oxfordshire County Council, particularly with the Oxford Mail, many journalists … Continue reading

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Leadsom’s the one

I have been privileged to have witnessed and met many national politicians while I was Leader of Oxfordshire County Council and this does give some sense of their style and capability.  In my time, I met: Margaret Thatcher after she … Continue reading

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Where is the urgency?

I am relieved to hear that the 1922 Committee has set a deadline for electing a new Party Leader at 2 September, bringing forward David Cameron’s proposed date of 2 October but I don’t think it is good enough.  We … Continue reading

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Taking back control

Fascinating to view the final debate on the EU referendum. I will take the Remain group first: The TUC woman was absolutely pathetic.  Emotionally out of control and clearly promoting socialism and a return to the bad old days of … Continue reading

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