Tag Archives: John Humphrys

Could we have some more from Oliver please Today?


This morning on Radio 4 Today programme, John Humphrys interviewed Oliver Letwin and the whole thing seemed to be full of problems. The first and most obvious matter was that Oliver claimed he would support Theresa May’s proposal for our … Continue reading

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Listen to Peter Lilley BBC and interview some Remainers


Yesterday on the Radio 4 Today Programme John Humphrys interviewed Peter Lilley on the latest situation over Brexit. Helpfully Brexit Central posted the 14minute and 3 second interview on you tube. The opening comments related to how Peter and a … Continue reading

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Where the power lies?


Last week when George Osborne chose to announce his plans for the RBS sell off at a dinner party at Mansion House (the official residence of the Mayor of London) I was a little surprised. Under the coalition Government I heard Mr … Continue reading

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What King Tuheitia has to teach us


The news that Maori King Tuheitia has turned down the opportunity to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they visit New Zealand, clearly flummoxed John Humphrys on the Today programme. He didn’t speak to King Tuheitia directly but through his adviser, Tukoroirangi … Continue reading

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In defence of the indefensible


I am no apologist for any of the Ministers in the Government and support few of the coalitions policies. However, and despite flying in the face of the views of the 408,000 signatories to a recent petition including 100’s of personal friends, I feel obliged to pen a few … Continue reading

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