Tag Archives: Philip Hammond MP

The wisdom of Stephen Kelly


As Theresa May relaxes after making her speech about how independent the UK will become under her Premiership, she and Philip Hammond will be enjoying fine wines and food as one of the many participants in the annual World Economic … Continue reading

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The Government must do better


Although the Government has backed down from forcing all Schools to become Academies, it has still to deliver on its previous ruling that all ‘failing’ schools should become academies. According to a recent study, there are at least 26 Schools … Continue reading

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The challenge for small businesses


Its rather dispiriting when men and women who are supposedly advocates of business and its capacity to employ people and make profits which in turn creates taxes that fund the economy, seem to have forgotten what their role is. On … 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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Where is the strategy?


The vote by our democratic and accountable House of Commons on 2nd December to start dropping bombs on Syria was passed, in part because the Government conceded that a strategy for the action was needed, but the bombing was a … Continue reading

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A Government too frightened to act


It appears that despite a significant level of public anger and anxiety over the 47 executions carried out by Saudi Arabia on 2nd January, that our Government is either too frightened or too detached to make a proper response. According … Continue reading

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Biting off more than we want to chew


There are several items in the news over the last day or two that point to a difficult time for our Government and one of their oldest friends. The conflict in Syria which the David Cameron and Michael Fallon have … Continue reading

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