Tag Archives: Iain Duncan Smith

#Standup4UnitedKingdom


According to today’s national newspapers David Davis who was our Governments chief negotiator for our departure from the EU from July 2016 until he resigned in July 2018 is now calling on the rest of his Cabinet colleagues to reject … Continue reading

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There is scope for a wee bit of consistency


This morning two headlines from two pro-Brexit MPs appear to be showing a bit of a difference in terms of where we are at as a nation. To be fair the pro-Brexit newspaper Telegraph is bound to be a bit … Continue reading

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A No-Deal Brexit may allow us to adopt WTO rules!


In the last few days the profile of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been raised on social media and broadcasts as the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit is growing. The points of reference I refer to below were interviews … Continue reading

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A clear line has been crossed


  A couple of days ago the Charity Commission published a case report on an educational charity and one of the research documents it had published. The commission states “Whilst we considered that the trustees do recognise the need for … Continue reading

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The politics behind London knife crime


Over the last week there has been a deluge of disturbing reports of gun and knife crime in London. This has come at a time when many parts of the country are preparing to elect Councillors and so a number … Continue reading

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Parliament must change Universal Debit


The way in which Parliament operates seem strange to many people and when new MPs or Peers first arrive many of them still struggle to understand its rules weeks and sometimes even months after they have arrived. It is perhaps … Continue reading

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We need honesty from Brexiteers


The news this week emerging from a 14 page document published by David Davis under the title “Future Customs Arrangements” is that there are two options under consideration for our departure from the EU and the transition period and despite … Continue reading

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