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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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Councillors must unite to build a defensive wall around our City

My blood was chilled to a thick ice twice last night. Firstly, when the size of the Tory majority was predicted in the Exit Poll. In fact, it got worse as the night progressed. I had hoped for a balanced … 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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Labour Party falls apart every day

If ever there was a seminal week in the decline of the once great Labour Party, I suspect this last week will be regarded as the one. Let’s just consider: 67 Labour Peers, all of whom have given many years’ … 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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