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Even Boris Johnson is right sometimes!!

On the principle that even a broken clock is right twice a day I accept that Johnson is at least getting it right about the dangers to the nation’s health and wealth caused by obesity. His damascene conversion has been … Continue reading

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Barmy Boris won’t tell us “when to go back to work”

It would appear that Barmy Boris Johnson, our much lamented Prime Minister, believes that a lot of us have been skiving. He’s instructed us to go back to work in September to get the wheels of industry and commerce moving … Continue reading

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Is it now time for national politics to return to normal?

For the past three months there has been a marked reluctance from politicians to criticise each other. We have recognised that those in control at both national and local levels are facing huge and unprecedented problems. They have been making … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Covid–19 Joe Anderson and Boris Johnson get it right!

Well there’s a headline I had never thought I would write  but as I have looked at the recent press and public relations work undertaken by both of them I not only think this but feel that we should all … Continue reading

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The implications for the UK of a King Lear in the USA

I’ve been thinking about the relationship between the UK for some time but my thoughts have been jolted to a conclusion when I read this in today’s Independent. “A group of mental health professionals have warned Congress it must act urgently to … Continue reading

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What will politics do to the main Parties in 2020?

One thing that we can say for certain is that politics will not be as tense in 2020 as it has been for the past 2 years. For the whole of that period the Parties have been on an almost … Continue reading

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2019 – a mixed year for the Lib Dems

Well it was quite a year for the Lib Dems. It had its ups and its ups and its ups but then we had not so much a big down as a major disappointment! What was the good stuff that … Continue reading

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What will happen on Thursday?

After six long, long weeks the 2019 General Election will be coming to an end at 22.00 on Thursday. Given the reliability of exit polls we will have a reasonable idea very shortly after that about what the new Parliament … Continue reading

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Does politics have to be partisan and aggressive?

I am in London yesterday and today working on LGA business relating, separately, to health and social care issues and local government investment strategies. I have been in a meeting firstly with fellow Lib Dems and then cross-Party meetings with … Continue reading

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Some facts about the NHS and the amendment on the Queens Speech

Over the last few hours I have seen a load of twaddle talked about the NHS and the Labour amendment on the Queens Speech largely by people who seem to know little about how the NHS or Parliament works. Let’s … Continue reading

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