FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘UK’

    . BREXIT WOES. In his Budget the Chancellor set aside three billion pounds more for the mounting cost of Brexit. Three billion pounds that could have been spent on the NHS (as promised by the Leavers) being put aside for more lawyers and civil servants to deal with the complexity of leaving. Being [read more…]


  An agonised call for the elected mayors of Merseyside to stop their power battles and get on with promoting the city region was made at a Downtown event in the city this week. Many of the movers and shakers in the area were kind enough to give their time to look at the city’s [read more…]


  GOLDEN GAMES. Next week business and council chiefs from across the North will meet to demand a fair transport deal for our region. The summit, backed by Downtown in Business, comes in the wake of a watering down of government pledges on connectivity for the Northern Powerhouse (NP) and the simultaneous approval of Crossrail [read more…]


  MAY FIGHTING ON MULTIPLE FRONTS.   “Hung be the heavens with black, yield day to night. Comets importing change of times and states brandish your crystal tresses in the sky” Henry VI Part I. It seems an appropriate quote for the week when most opposition MPs stood by whilst the government gained parliamentary authority [read more…]


  OVER THE EDGE as like the old days in the House of Commons this week. I observed MPs debating till midnight, the corridors full of people, Whips working overtime. They need not have worried. The vote to take us out of the European Union was easily passed as we moved from being a representative [read more…]