MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘BBC’

  SOUND CHANCELLOR We would not be able to repeat the 2008 rescue of the banks because our debt and deficit is too high. That was the stark, and under reported, comment from Chancellor Phil Hammond in a recent TV interview. It didn’t get much attention because Hammond went on to call for an end [read more…]


  AN INFAMOUS CLAUSE. A week after parliament was subject to a horrific terror attack, the Prime Minister is threatening our European partners over security cooperation. What was already a very sad day for us Remainers was made worse by this from the letter triggering Article 50. “In security terms a failure to reach agreement [read more…]


    SPEAK UP FOR AUNTIE. You currently have a chance to give your views on the future of the BBC. I hope you will take the opportunity to say that it is one of this country’s best assets and, free from those endless advertising breaks, offers great value for money compared to the expensive [read more…]


  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…]