MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Category: Political integrity

  WE ARE THE MASTERS NOW The surprise victory of the Conservatives in May and the Labour implosion since has led to an arrogant style of government this summer. Election promises have been abandoned and proper procedures bypassed by Ministers who see their time in government stretching into the mid 2020s. It is essential that [read more…]


  PEOPLE AND POLITICIANS STILL FURTHER APART Jack Straw has been an outstanding MP for Blackburn. He worked hard for the constituency and was proud to show it off to the American Secretary of State CondoleezaRice in a 2006 visit which I reported on for the BBC. He represented all his constituents including the quarter [read more…]


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