Tag Archives: Tony Blair

Education but not as we want it


There is a crisis in education occuring in Schools across the UK. Today I have written about it in our local paper, The Argus: Every generation faces challenges when it comes to education. As a child of the 60’s I … Continue reading

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Powerful bodies, spending our money


When well connected MPs ask the Government questions to which they should know the answer or which they could find out relatively easily, there is usually a hidden matter to be aware of. On Thursday Nicholas Soames, MP for mid … Continue reading

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The value of an apology


The twitter and media storm that erupted around Lily Allen and her visit to the jungle camp, and her apology to a teenage boy from Afghanistan is something that shows the best and worst of our nation. Clearly no one, … Continue reading

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Same tune, different dancer?


A year ago I wrote about the work of an acquaintance of mine, Colin Bloom who had just been appointed as Director of Outreach by the Conservative Party. He was speaking at a round table fringe event at the Conservative party … Continue reading

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The promise without substance


Todays news on the EU referendum is strongly influenced by an article written by someone who used to be a close adviser and confidant of David Cameron. The fuss is primarily because Mr Hilton has broken ranks with his old … Continue reading

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The epitomal Democrats


When Tony Blair opens his mouth, it is rare for his comments to inspire or please those of us who voted for his Party during the 1990’s and into the early years of the Millennium. However sometimes I wonder if the … Continue reading

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The call to war


The Guardian on Saturday carried an opinion piece by Natalie Nougayrede which argues that unless we participate in the attacks on ISIS ‘rebels’ in Syria, that Russia will not be persuaded to redirect their firepower from the moderate ‘rebels’ towards the ISIS fighters. This … Continue reading

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