Tag Archives: John Redwood

The urgent need to help unite our nation


In many senses the visit that begins officially tomorrow is simply one more bit of icing on a very unpleasant cake that began to be baked early in 2016 when an EU referendum that was poorly prepared for was announced, … Continue reading

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Three vital petitions and an important debate


On the 1st April a debate took place in Westminster Hall regarding three petitions that have recently been signed by significant numbers of people. The one that has the largest number of signatures by some margin is the revocation of … Continue reading

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Lets turn the award process upside down


I find the lists of public honours that are published twice a year, fascinating to read in part because of the possibility that there may be someone I know personally who has been awarded an honour. Over the last few … Continue reading

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The clear call for another EU referendum


As the Brexiteers in our Government keep on explaining, the British public made a decision nearly two years ago to leave the EU and on that basis their decision was final and there is no going back. Indeed on 30th … Continue reading

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The House of Lords un-reformers


It is fascinating how certain MPs seem incapable of grasping the importance of integrity and consistency over more than a year or two. In 2012 the Liberal Democrats as part of the coalition introduced a Bill to reform the House … Continue reading

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Brexit and HS2


On the face of things, there are few connections between HS2 and Brexit. The new train line connecting the North of England and London and ultimately Europe is deeply unpopular amongst some people who see it as a costly exercise … Continue reading

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Why waste our broadcast time


Yesterday on Radio 4 Today programme we were treated to a long piece about a prediction from the well respected Institute of Fiscal Studies who had just released some arguments to suggest that leaving the EU could add 2 years to … Continue reading

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