Category Archives: Politics

Labour – They’re dead but they won’t lie down!!

David Millband the ‘lost’ Leader of the Labour Party who told us today that Labour is further away from power than at any time in the last 50 years. As so often happens when I consider the still twitching carcase … Continue reading

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Olde Kempe’s Almanack for 2017

There is only one world. Internationalists like the Lib Dems understand that and want to work in partnership with others to preserve it and support all who live on it. Supercharged by my newly found cosmic role as ‘Best Grandpa … Continue reading

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An Oath to support British values – A load of Tory Tosh

Sajid Javid – leading proponent of Tory Tosh So in a desperate attempt to show some signs of life and action in a very difficult field the Tories are suggesting a “British Values Oath” for elected officials, civil servants and … Continue reading

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The Sleaford Result is another success for our Newbies (with oldies support)

Newbie Ross Pepper ably supported by an oldie (politically!) Baroness Sal Brinton I woke up this morning to hear news of another good result from the trio of Parliamentary by-elections that we have had over the autumn. Ross Pepper and … Continue reading

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In praise of Newbie MPs!!

Our New and Newbie MP, Sarah Olney Apparently Sarah Olney (MP!) had a bad TV interview somewhere on Friday and at one of the hustings meetings had not answered a couple of questions brilliantly. I only raise this because this … Continue reading

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I’m off to Sleaford on Friday

Ross Pepper and team whose campaign I will be joining in Sleaford on Friday There are two bye-elections taking place at the moment but you would be forgiven for thinking that there is only one. The metropolitan elite are very … Continue reading

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What do we make of Donald Trump?

Do you think Farage told him that Trump is another word for fart?! This time last week I thought impossible that any Western Democracy could elect a lying, fraudulent, misogynistic, racist to any position never mind the head of one … Continue reading

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