Tag Archives: John Major

These Conservative PMs direct Boris Johnson


As is clear in this SKY report on 13th December 2018 “their failure to remove the prime minister, who secured 200 votes in her favour compared to 117 against, those opposed to Mrs May returned to their efforts on Thursday”. … Continue reading

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The UK government is by far the most distrusted


A few days ago a significant person on twitter posted the following comments directed to Keir Starmer and she also posted this image which comes from John Major who was our Prime Minister 1990-1997. In addition to these elements there … Continue reading

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When will our nation review Brexit and reconsider it


Over the last couple of days and this weekend there have been a number of challenges which have appeared in Newspapers regarding the impact of our departure from the EU. Of course they could easily be minor items that will … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt has cut funding for good causes


A few days ago Parliaments Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published a report which should have been entitled ‘The future of lottery funding’ however it was actually called ‘The future of the national lottery’. The report which can be found here … Continue reading

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We need a joined up Industrial Strategy


When the coalition came to power they invoked, like many changes of political power before them, a flurry of change, sweeping away the structures of their predecessors. Everything went in the bin, both the things that were not helping society … 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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Lets put things right now!


It is easy to find fault with any government, the challenge of running a nation, even a small one like ours depends on decisions or statements made on a scale that can inevitably lead to failure in the margins. However any public failures … Continue reading

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Lets change what we can


This morning as we reflect on the end of the War to end all Wars where Millions of men lost their lives irrespective of their class 99 years ago, one of the key discussions on the Radio was social mobility. This was provoked … Continue reading

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A strange point of principle


As the discussions on the regulation of the Press begin in the Privy Council today, there will be one Councillor unavailable to be called. As has been widely reported John Prescott has resigned from the group, apparently because the Prime Minister has colluded … Continue reading

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Come on Francis…..


In a world full of inequalities and injustice at a scale that few of us can really understand it is easy to settle on small and relatively inconsequential issues and make these seem more important than they really are so … Continue reading

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