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A vote that must bring about change


The referendum on 23rd June is bound to create change for our nation, whatever the outcome of the vote. If the British public decide to remain in the EU, on the face of things, matters will be business as usual. … Continue reading

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The un-democrats


The argument that the EU is un-democratic appears to have gained a great deal of traction and resonance amongst many people as we look forward to the referendum in exactly 13 weeks time. In my own view this is only … Continue reading

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Time for an integrity check


Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for our region is backing the Brexit campaign, along with a number of other Conservative MEPs including Syed Kamall, MEP for London and also the leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament. Add to these … Continue reading

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Disappointing MEPs


Towards the end of August I received an annual update from one of my MEPs on the work she had carried out over the first year since her election. I wrote a blog pointing out that some of our MEPs … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Village


After 15 years in Professional Politics, 9 seats in a Parliament that they claim to despise but whose funding has maintained the party and now around 250 or so Councillors, UKIP needs to accept it has arrived in the Westminster Village, … Continue reading

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Equalities – substance not posture


Philip Hammond took us all by surprise yesterday announcing he will bring forward the review on the inclusion of women soldiers in infantry front line positions to report before next Mays General Election. This will complete the equality of access to … Continue reading

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The 2 week U turn


I rarely go out of my way to listen to Nigel Farage, but on 15th April was listening to the Radio 4 Today programme when he was interviewed over a ‘misuse’ of taxpayer provided funds for the running of his constituency office. As is … Continue reading

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