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Words that are too important to be ignored


It is vital that some of the words from Theresa May at the Conservative Party conference are not drowned out by the frenzy currently surrounding her colleagues such as Grant Shapps as they attempt to determine who will be the … Continue reading

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The need for a major change of emphasis


The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) is a charity which was set up by Graham Allen MP in July 2013, after he had worked for several years on the need to invest time and resources in the lives of young children … Continue reading

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It is never a mistake to give people an opportunity to vote


When challenged on this mornings Marr show, that the General Election back in June was a mistake, Theresa May used the words above. It is hard to make sense of these words in the context of a Parliamentary system that … Continue reading

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We need politicians who understand history


I confess I was confused regarding the venue for Theresa May’s speech until I read the transcript, and then I became even more confused. She began: It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical … Continue reading

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The difficulty of advising arrogant people


In the world of politics making friends must be tough, bearing in mind that so much of what is said and done happens under the spotlight of the press. However even so it is often surprising when such people take … Continue reading

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What to do with £140m of public money


The way in which we spend public money or rather how it is spent on our behalf varies wildly depending on ones point of view. This weekend Boris Johnson has written a piece in the Telegraph, once again promoting the … Continue reading

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Who will take responsibility?


All jobs in established organisations bring with them baggage from their predecessor. When Cressida Dick took over as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police one of the items in the hard to resolve cupboard or perhaps garage, was the three water … Continue reading

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