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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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Some thoughts on the approach to an NOC Parliament

Dear Jo, Ever since you were elected last Monday, I have been tempted to do a bit of mansplaining to assist you in your new role! However, you will be pleased to know that I have resisted the idea largely … Continue reading

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Draining the British Swamp

It’s not been a good week for British politics has it?! Our Ambassador to the USA was forced to resign because Johnson wouldn’t publicly support him for doing the job we paid him to do. Labour anti-Semitism was exposed in … Continue reading

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