Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

We need politicians who understand history


I confess I was confused regarding the venue for Theresa May’s speech until I read the transcript, and then I became even more confused. She began: It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical … Continue reading

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The difficulty of advising arrogant people


In the world of politics making friends must be tough, bearing in mind that so much of what is said and done happens under the spotlight of the press. However even so it is often surprising when such people take … Continue reading

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What to do with £140m of public money


The way in which we spend public money or rather how it is spent on our behalf varies wildly depending on ones point of view. This weekend Boris Johnson has written a piece in the Telegraph, once again promoting the … Continue reading

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We need space for an honest open debate


The willingness of our national leaders to open up discussions based not only on what the EU is now offering us, but also what was said throughout the referendum campaign is an indication of how little respect they have for … Continue reading

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Who will take responsibility?


All jobs in established organisations bring with them baggage from their predecessor. When Cressida Dick took over as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police one of the items in the hard to resolve cupboard or perhaps garage, was the three water … 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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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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