Category Archives: EU Referendum

MPs who really care about business needs


It is very disappointing that the letter which is shown here was signed by so few (46) Tory MPs. The truth is that their party claims to be one that is focused on the needs of business. Indeed a few … Continue reading

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The Government plans to send MPs home early!


The idea that Parliament is a conventional working environment for MPs and Peers is of course completely ridiculous. Whilst some of them work very hard on behalf of their constituents or the nation as a whole, others use this role … Continue reading

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Why Parliament needs to revisit last Tuesdays debate


The last seven days have proven that a week is a long time in politics focusing on our departure from the EU and possible trade arrangements with the USA. Last Tuesday a debate in the House of Commons focused on … Continue reading

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Democratic Accountability is in short supply


This appears in my column in todays Argus was written before the resignations of Davis, Baker and Braverman from the Cabinet. Their departure along with the need for McVey and Grayling to go and the prospect of Johnson leaving must … Continue reading

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The Cost of Brexit remains uncertain


The title of todays blog could be seen as the equivalent of a newspaper headline, in fact it is not from a newspaper although it is almost word for word, the title of a report from the Public Accounts Committee … Continue reading

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Exaggerating or underestimating, that is the question


On Monday Afternoon as many people across the country prepared to leave work a group of privileged people assembled to discuss a matter that impacts all of us and may lead to massive job losses and a major reduction in … Continue reading

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Our Government is like a bad naïve parent


Observing  James Brokenshire on Marr this morning helps to demonstrate how our Government is heading at high speed into a very narrow culdesac over its wishes to achieve Brexit.  He is asked what attitude this Government has towards Business, in … Continue reading

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