TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘UK’

  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…]


    It would be easy to be cynical about this week’s Cabinet meeting that was held in Cheshire. Ministers forced out of their Whitehall offices to gather in the frozen North.A quick photo opportunity, meetings with hand picked business people( but definitely not the public), then back to London. On this occasion however there [read more…]


JUST JIM 233. BUSINESS READY FOR TRUMP ROLLERCOASTER. When the Trump presidency starts next Friday, the business community won’t be alone in wondering what happens next. During the transition from President Obama to President Trump, economic indicators have generally been up on both sides of the Atlantic. Here the FTSE 100 has had its longest [read more…]


  JO COX. I have always believed throughout my journalistic career that the vast majority of MPs and councillors go into public life to do good. Jo Cox was indeed one of them. My sympathy to her lovely family and the many Labour MPs who were close friends and are bitterly grieving at this time. [read more…]