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Brexit -Democracy in action

On 23rd June 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union. It is an historic, significant and important event which has already had a political, economic and cultural impact even within the first twenty-four hours of the announcement, and will continue to … Continue reading

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Wedding No.2

So, wedding no.2 and I’m not talking about the Royal event! Health: Yeah, the migraine hit on Thursday.  I managed to wrestle it back into submission to attend my cousin’s wedding on Saturday but it came out to play again … Continue reading

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Love’s Labour Lost

So I just want to point out that I totally called Ed Milliband gaining the Labour leadership back on May 12th.  Search through the archives if you don’t believe me.  It was so obvious that he was the compromise. Will … Continue reading

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Duets

As the dust settles on the election I have to admit that I’m somewhat inspired to hope that David Cameron and Nick Clegg make their coalition work. In their joint press conference they actually did come across as two men … Continue reading

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New Shiny Government

We have a new shiny government. It is a Conservative / Lib Dem coalition.  It is a historic day in politics particularly in the modern era.  And one of those days, which you’ll know you’ll remember like the 1997 election and … Continue reading

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Hanging Around (or Not)

So, Gordon has fallen on his sword and sacrificed his own political ambition for the sake of giving the Labour party its best chance of remaining in government.  It is perhaps a shame that he didn’t make such a move … Continue reading

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Left Hanging…

Unsurprisingly there was no new news on who gets to be Number 10.  I don’t blame Gordon for remaining in position – he is constitutionally the Prime Minister regardless of the election result because no-one won an outright majority.  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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