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Burning Issue

Three months ago, Chris Grayling the Transport Secretary published his much-heralded Road to Zero strategy for transport in the UK after pledging to ban fossil fuelled cars by 2040. It wasn’t much but it gave perhaps just a glimmer of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Environment, News, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Tories, UK, Westminster

The view from abroad

This article in a Swiss newspaper today is so ruthlessly clear-sighted in its assessment of just how screwed we are. Much thanks to Duncan Tudor THE LAUGHING STOCK OF EUROPE [Translation by Paula Kirby] If it weren’t so serious, the situation

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Journalism, Politics, Tories, Westminster


I have said before in this blog that nuclear weapons are an abomination and an affront to humanity. Not everyone agrees, well that is their prerogative. However it seems that even the Tories are confused. This picture says it all. With

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Posted in CND, Coalition, Comment, Democracy, Election Debate, News, Nuclear Disamament, Sharing, Tories, UK Election, Westminster


Austerity, Austerity there’s nothing like Austerity, There never was a word of such deceitfulness and calumny! (Apologies to T.S. Eliot!) Paul Krugman is a Nobel Prize winning economist with a host of professorships to his name. He has written 20

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Posted in Austerity, Coalition, Comment, Economics, Election Debate, Labour Party, News, Tories, UK Election, Westminster

The Fear Games

It’s all getting rather too much for the established Westminster parties. The facts that Scotland may have the temerity to ignore the Labour Party for the first time since Alec Douglas Home was Prime Minister rebuff the Lib Dems and continues

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Posted in Coalition, Comment, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, SNP, Tories, UK Election, Westminster

Nick – won’t join in with SNP or UKIP

It seems Nick Clegg wants to ride roughshod over the democratic will of the people. The Lib Dem leader said today that he wouldn’t go into coalition with any party that required support from either UKIP or the SNP. The

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Posted in Coalition, Comment, Democracy, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, Manifestos, News, Parliament, SNP, Tories, UK Election, Westminster
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