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Independence is a state of real integrity


When Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless decided that they could no longer support Conservative Party policies in August and September 2014 respectively, and that they were going to join UKIP I wrote of their integrity in going to their constituents … Continue reading

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A failure to understand?


With the Labour conference over, the next point in the Political calendar is in Birmingham when the Conservative party will gather. On Monday evening, a group of political activists will be in attendance at the Malt House pub just around … Continue reading

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Let US regain OUR sovereignty


As the political system whirrs back into life with the MPs returning en masse to the House of Commons, issues which were never properly dealt with in July are now being re-examined and debated again. We voted to leave the … Continue reading

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Political leadership we don’t need


One of the deeply anti-democratic elements of the system that elects British MEPs is that the those who are on the top of the list of parties that have widespread support are guaranteed (or have been guaranteed) that they will … Continue reading

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We now need leadership


The challenge of leading a nation that has just voted to have 45% of its economic transactions made more uncertain and now needs to completely redesign its governmental processes and structures must not be underestimated. The idea that anyone has a … Continue reading

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Policing and Politics


When the coalition Government introduced the Police and Crime Commissioner post, many people in policing were concerned that the involvement of Party Politics in the Governance of Policing would cause problems. The extent to which Independent candidates were elected in … Continue reading

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In whose name?


The pathetic and ridiculous over reaction by the Vote Leave campaign over the decision by ITV to invite Nigel Farage to debate the EU with David Cameron reveals an insight into the way in which such debates and hustings are … Continue reading

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