Category Archives: Journalism

Front Row needs to educate MPs and Union Reps and the rest of us!


Last night on Radio 4, Front Row focused on a subject which in one sense is at the heart of the Arts provision in the UK. In doing so the interview by Samira Ahmed with three very well connected people including … Continue reading

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The truth is hard to live with


The fact that our departure from the EU will cost us dearly is hard to explain if you are a newspaper who constantly promoted our departure throughout the referendum campaign. The Express told many lies throughout that time and is … Continue reading

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Who really holds the powerful to account?


According to this piece in the Daily Telegraph the ten least trusted professions in the UK begins with teachers  who are trusted by 69% of the population and engineers (56%) and then the bottom position with 7% of public support … Continue reading

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We need a Small & Micro Enterprise Champion


On Wednesday in Parliament a brief debate took place on the subject of ‘Prompt Payment Code’ which relates to the speed with which contractors pay their suppliers. One of the themes touched upon explicitly by several MPs was the issue … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as a free dinner!


When senior Tories such as Amber Rudd and Theresa May challenge the Labour Party for believing the nation possesses a money tree to fund their policies, it is disturbing that they are capable of finding one when their own politics … Continue reading

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Lost Leader of the Free World


Today’s blog is based on my column in the Argus Newspaper: The concept of the ‘free world’ has its origins in World War II when the nations fighting the axis powers described themselves as the free world in contrast to … Continue reading

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The need for transparency on our screens


A few weeks ago David Goodhart appeared on the BBC Sunday Morning programme ‘The Big Questions’. David is Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration for a think tank called Policy Exchange. Ten days later Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Director of Research, and … Continue reading

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