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A political party demonstrating prejudice!


The decision by Arlene Foster and the rest of the DUP to refuse to attend any of the events involving the Pope in Southern Ireland over the last few days leaves them isolated when it comes to the rest of … Continue reading

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Lets change the political approach


As far as the political world is concerned it feels like an enormous amount of change has occurred since Theresa May shook hands with Arlene Foster and slipped an IOU for £1Bn into the palm of her hand on 26th … Continue reading

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We must support all rural communities


Although I have visited Northern Ireland on several occasions and know some folk who live there, I don’t have a very good handle on how the recent alliance between the Conservative Party and the DUP will have impacted the politics … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as a free dinner!


When senior Tories such as Amber Rudd and Theresa May challenge the Labour Party for believing the nation possesses a money tree to fund their policies, it is disturbing that they are capable of finding one when their own politics … Continue reading

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The Irish nights are drawing in


On the longest day of the year throughout the UK, although we still have most of the Summer ahead of us, we all know that from this evening, the nights will begin to get longer. That is as true throughout … Continue reading

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A media fit for purpose


There can be no excuse for our 3 major broadcasters, working together as they did to come up with such an incompetent set of proposals as they announced yesterday. Not only do they have substantial resources to allow a meaningful … Continue reading

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Peculiar priorities


Yesterdays announcement by the three main English Political Parties to nominate 21 out of 22 new Peers shows that the dominance of the Parties is intended to continue long past the time when the political careers of Miliband, Cameron and Clegg … Continue reading

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