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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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Brexit is harder than public sector pay


As the Government seems to be tying itself up in knots over public sector pay, it is hard to imagine how the current Cabinet could all manage to get to Brussels for a day trip together, let alone hold a … Continue reading

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A general election integrity assessment


As the General Election campaign attempts to resume its rhythm following the tragic events of Monday, some integrity issues have emerged. Beginning with the positives, yesterday I had the pleasure of chairing a hustings in Brighton to which all parties … Continue reading

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Lets open up the defence debate


Yesterdays exchanges over defence which involved both Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson has all sorts of implications for the way in which our nation is governed. The truth is that whilst our views on the EU were tested albeit in … Continue reading

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Let us stand with Margot Wallstrom


On a number of occasions over the lifetime of this blog I have written about the need for our nation to end its sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia and challenge their human rights record. Occasionally a bold UK Minister … Continue reading

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Let’s end the relationship with dignity


Its hard to write about Brexit in a way that looks forward to the exodus which a majority of voters supported on 23rd June and a sizable majority of MPs voted for more recently. Its perfectly clear that our departure … Continue reading

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We need Ministers with experience


Its very telling that our needs as a nation as a whole are treated as insignificant by most Governments compared to the concerns of the well paid bankers and other power brokers in the city of London. This Government like … Continue reading

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