Tag Archives: Michael Fallon MP

Kakistocracy: “Government by the worst people.”


If we were watching a satirical TV series in which the President of the USA re-tweeted deeply offensive messages without checking their veracity or source, the ability to switch off the screen or choose a different programme might make the … Continue reading

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Lets clean Westminster up properly


The following is my column in todays Argus newspaper:  As Hollywood and Westminster are both impacted by public revelations about the behaviour of a small but deeply influential number of community members it seems inevitable that the cultural change which is … Continue reading

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So how are you going to respond now?


Friday was the culmination of a long and complex peace process which our Government has been opposed to. Those words alone should be a wake up call to all of us, we have a Government that would rather go to … Continue reading

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8 Months gone and still no plan


Tomorrow is the beginning of the 9th month since our Parliament, led by David Cameron and Michael Fallon (Secretary of State for Defence) debated and then voted for the RAF to be allowed to drop British bombs in Syria. At … Continue reading

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Where is the strategy?


The vote by our democratic and accountable House of Commons on 2nd December to start dropping bombs on Syria was passed, in part because the Government conceded that a strategy for the action was needed, but the bombing was a … Continue reading

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Inconsistent and damaging arguments


This week as PanamaGate has been unravelling, several of David Camerons Cabinet colleagues have tried to explain his actions and they seem to have created a bit of a mess. It may have been that people like Nick Boles and Michael Fallon along … Continue reading

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A clear case of double standards


The furore emerging from the various Brexit campaign groups about the Governments decision to send out a referendum leaflet and their view that it will influence you and I in our voting behaviour is in stark contrast to many of the same people … Continue reading

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The clock is ticking


Eight weeks today on 2nd December, a vote was held in the House of Commons that was described by a senior Tory as a “an urgent and immediate requirement.” Prior to that vote the Government had spent months trying to win … Continue reading

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Biting off more than we want to chew


There are several items in the news over the last day or two that point to a difficult time for our Government and one of their oldest friends. The conflict in Syria which the David Cameron and Michael Fallon have … Continue reading

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Time for a new Secretary


The Right Honourable Michael  Fallon is Her Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Defence or Defence Secretary which means he is head of the Ministry of Defence. It is clear from his comments over the last 24 hours that he … Continue reading

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