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No Progressive Alliance required – the voters sort it out!

So, three by-elections have been held in England and the three main English Parties have come out with 1 each. It’s a bit more complicated than that of course. The Lib Dem one was a gain, the Tories gained one … Continue reading

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England – a tale of two Countries after last weeks elections

In my last blog I talked about my views on the Liverpool elections and in this one I have a look at the national picture. It’s very clear to me that politics is working in very different ways in different … Continue reading

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Tory Lies on NHS implode within weeks of General Election (part1)

This list summarises those manifesto pledges made by the Conservative Party ahead of its election in the General Election which are of relevance to the health and social care areas. Some, but not all of the pledges have now been … 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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All candidates for public office should be prepared to face the people

Last night we had the unedifying sight of the Prime Minister refusing to turn up at a Leader’s debate on climate change on Channel 4. ALL the other Leaders were there but at the last-minute Johnson tried to send a … Continue reading

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Tory and Labour Spending Plans – “I don’t beeelieeeve them!”

A friend of mine told me few weeks ago that she was afraid that as she got older she was turning into her mother. That’s no problem I said, as I get older, I think I am turning into Victor … Continue reading

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Where do the Parties Stand on Brexit?

As we approach the crucial votes on Saturday over our future with Europe, I have tried to sum up for myself where the main English Parties stand on the issue. I omit Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland not because of … Continue reading

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Six to Fix for a Partnership Parliament

A week or so ago I wrote about the needs for the Lib Dems to prepare for a partnership parliament. Since then we have won the Brecon by-election and a lot of the talk, quite rightly, has been about the … Continue reading

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