Category Archives: Scottish Referendum

The importance of roots


It is hard to understand what the impact of private jets and almost unlimited wealth would have on ordinary lives. Last night the BBC provided us with a bit of a snap shot into the visit to the Isle of … Continue reading

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A new form of interview?


After watching Iain Duncan Smith on this mornings Marr show bearing in mind the focus was on a national referendum, it became clear that we need a new form of public discourse. He made a number of dishonest and misleading statements in … Continue reading

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Equal votes for all


The news from Northern Ireland has impacted observers in a number of ways. However one of the lessons that could be drawn is that in Northern Ireland, the Political Parties are prepared to trust their constituents with contentious issues, or … Continue reading

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Be more creative Henry


The consequences of the Scottish Referendum campaign are beginning to reverberate South of the border and it is producing evidence of how little creativity and imagination some of our MPs really have, or perhaps how keen they are to strengthen the status … Continue reading

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Similarities between Business and Politics?


Many businesses operate on a model which focuses on an existing market and then attempts to win customers from competitors, cutting costs and improving the sales pitch when compared to the existing businesses, but essentially selling the same thing to … Continue reading

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A man with too much to say!


As I wrote in a previous blog, the MP for Christchurch, Christopher Chope was one of two men who used the convoluted processes and protocols of Parliament to stifle debate and ultimate derail a Bill that I believe is very important. … Continue reading

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Purrgate affects all of us


The newspapers have filled many of their column inches this morning with purrgate. The failure yet again of the Prime Minister to remember he was mic’ed up whilst having a private conversation. This time he was speaking to the retired … Continue reading

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