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The most factional, divided & poisonous parliament in the last 200 years….


….which is inhabited either by foolish men and women or by people who must now lay down their differences and work together to snatch a positive outcome for our nation from the jaws of Cameron and Mays crisis. Writing in … Continue reading

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The difficulty of advising arrogant people


In the world of politics making friends must be tough, bearing in mind that so much of what is said and done happens under the spotlight of the press. However even so it is often surprising when such people take … 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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The Politics of who met who


The papers are in uproar, because Miliband has openly met with Brand. This is apparently evidence that Miliband is unfit to be our next Prime Minister. What we don’t know is how many wealthy donors, trade unionists, industrialists or newspaper moguls have … Continue reading

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No idea?


The election campaign is providing all sorts of evidence of how ill suited our major political parties are to running our Government on our behalf. Yesterday the Labour Party showed its willingness to bow to the pressure from the Conservative … Continue reading

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It hasn’t ended well!


Yesterday, the final day of the Conservative Party conference appeared to go very well. Mr Cameron gave a rousing speech that encouraged his supporters in the Birmingham Conference Hall, and no doubt many people who watched the excerpts played on our TV screens. … Continue reading

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A mockery of proper democratic practice


The words of William Hague following yesterdays predictable referendum in Ukraine who said “Nothing in the way that the referendum has been conducted should convince anyone that it is a legitimate exercise. The referendum has taken place at 10 days’ notice, … Continue reading

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Our place in the World


This morning in an interview with Andrew Marr, William Hague admitted that there was no prospect of Military Intervention in the dispute between President Putin and what remains of the Ukraine Government. Although this risks portraying impotence in our proud and powerful … Continue reading

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A better morning for Syria


The events of the last 24 hours in the UK appear to be better news for Syria than I had imagined yesterday. It remains to be seen if a much more resolute UK Parliament can stay the hand of America in … Continue reading

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