Tag Archives: Norman Tebbit

Remove Tebbit from the Lords & remind Fraser about wider Church History


The daily promotions of the Telegraph newspaper on facebook rarely catch my eye, beyond the noisy nonsense from Boris Johnson. However in the last few days a couple of columns did and so I used my weekly free access to … Continue reading

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Tebbit prepares the ground for protests against Trump


It was hardly a shock when Norman Tebbit decided to use his privilege as a member of the House of Lords to ask a question about the recent protest against the way in which the Government has handled the outcome … Continue reading

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Play the ball, not the man


The news yesterday that Martin Mcguinness has died led to expressions of joy and anger from some and sorrow and appreciation from others. The fact is that every time a terrorist lays down their weapons and tries to replace them … Continue reading

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Misunderstanding cause and effect


Two speeches in Parliament on the impact of cars vs cycles show how deeply out of touch with common sense some of the people who sit in Parliament really are. We need decision makers who are willing to pay attention … Continue reading

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The problem with migration


We live in a mobile culture, always have and probably always will. In the days before Supermarkets migrated food to our neighbourhood, some of us would migrate to find the food which we found most palatable. The need to work and feed … Continue reading

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Like lambs to the slaughter


Our Politicians are in an impossible position! They want to be trusted and for us to give them the benefit of the doubt when they make difficult statements, and they want to be able to show leadership when it comes … Continue reading

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