Tag Archives: Alan Duncan MP

A very very tough mandate, if it really exists


Thanks to a couple of the new prospective Cabinet Ministers writing on twitter we now know that they believe that our next Prime Minister has a clear or even great mandate to unite the country. The reality is that within … Continue reading

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One more idiot wasting our money


In a nation which is being constantly told that our nations credit card is maxed out by people who themselves agreed to spend Billions on bank bailouts and have since committed large sums to all sorts of vanity projects such … Continue reading

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At last a call for a mature debate


William Hague is speaking today in a radio interview calling for the public to participate in a mature debate over the openness of senior politicians to disclose their tax affairs. He also claims that the focus on private finances risks … Continue reading

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Kids Company and glitter


There are many lessons to be learnt and questions to be asked following the collapse of Kids Company. Some of these must be laid at the door of the charity and most importantly all seven of the Trustees. No one can … Continue reading

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MPs tied up in knots


An annual event took place in the House of Commons on Monday when our elected representatives spent an hour discussing whether or not they should allow a small number of young people who are part of the UK Youth Parliament … Continue reading

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Familiar faces can be a problem


The way in which power is distributed in this country is a mystery to far too many people. Arguably this is one of the many reasons why so many people are unwilling to participate in democracy in its formal sense, … Continue reading

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