Category Archives: Journalism

Is this man’s judgement worth £3,000 an hour?


We clearly live in a very unequal society, with top end footballers paid £120,000 or more a week and CEOs earning £6.24m or more a year. Even when a person is paid £3,000 an hour for merely 20 hours each … Continue reading

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A poor grasp of racism from someone who should know much better


Over the last ten days there have been two public statements by Melanie Phillips on the theme of racism that both raise some serious questions. According to Wikipedia Melanie who is a Jew was born to parents who arrived in … Continue reading

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A ridiculous article in yesterdays FT


When MPs and Ministers or ex Ministers write articles in newspapers they rarely do so in a fully balanced or non-political way. Tragically some of them such as Boris Johnson write comments that are deeply outrageous. One wonders if the … Continue reading

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Government Departments need real leadership


Whilst journalists, broadcasters and commentators are focusing on the nonsensical ideas, statements and behaviour of  Theresa, Jacob and Priti along with Michael and Amber and the lack of them by Jeremy, the reality within most Government departments is they are … Continue reading

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For once I agree with Bill and disagree with Mishal


Its unusual that Bill Cash ever states anything in public that I agree with, however this morning he was interviewed on Radio 4 Today by Mishal Husain and I have to confess he and I are of the same perspective, … Continue reading

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Waste to Wealth demands integrity


Last Thursday Prince Charles as founder and patron of Business in the Community (BITC) convened the “Waste to Wealth Summit” at the Veolia Southwark facility for businesses to attend. Another speaker was Michael Gove and the event was even profiled … Continue reading

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We need more credible national newspapers


I confess that every Monday, around 800 words of my own appear in a weekly column in our local daily newspaper. I therefore am on thin ice in criticising the Sunday Times Newspaper for choosing to limit the words of … Continue reading

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