Tag Archives: George Osborne

A warm but cautious welcome


In warmly welcoming the appointment of Helen Stephenson to the role of Chief Executive of the Charity Commission it is vital to ensure that what looks like a small but significant step forward is not the only Swallow of the … Continue reading

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A Government asleep at the wheel


At the beginning of April I posted a blog about the early indications that the Governments new apprenticeship scheme was not ready for delivery as promised back in 2015. As of the 6th April the Government began collecting a new … Continue reading

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We need the right to recall, now!


In a Parliament that claims to be responding to the will of the British people it is time that all constituents are given the opportunity to express their will on matters that go beyond our decision to remain or leave … Continue reading

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We never were in it together


After seven years of lies, the 45 year old MP for Tatton has finally come clean and admitted to the Bloomberg in a TV interview “We need to offset the very necessary loose monetary policy, and the distributional consequences that is … Continue reading

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A Southern Powerhouse?


The news that George Osborne is to remain as a backbench MP whilst focusing on his new role as chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership is good news for my birth city of Liverpool. The Northern Powerhouse Partnership appears to … Continue reading

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Loyalty and corruption side by side


The resignation honours list of David Cameron and George Osborne discloses how personally loyal these two men are to the teams of individuals who have helped them to cope with the highs and lows of what must be very difficult … Continue reading

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Another fine mess ….


This years Queens speech seems to be full of half truths, lies and unrealistic promises, far in excess of some of its predecessors. Two of the clauses Queen Elizabeth was asked to read out on Wednesday were:     My government … Continue reading

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