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JUDGEMENT DAY

Well, after months of waiting the Supreme Court judgement on whether the Scottish parliament can hold an independence referendum was given this morning. There is little to say that was not covered by First...

Wooden and woeful

To save her premership Prime Minister Liz Truss unceremoniously ditched Kwasi Kwarteng, her chancellor, having stood alongside him, shoulder to shoulder, and his economic policies. For days she insisted in her laboured speech that...

To those that have

So on Friday we got Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini budget with its slashing tax cuts for the rich, for those who have. Apparently it’s the first of many such cuts by a chancellor who wants...

The quality of governance

My computer dictionary describes governance as ‘the action or manner of governing’. Fair enough but I was hoping for something more descriptive. My Google search brought up two websites with more muscular definitions. Interestingly, both are Australian websites which...

“It’s utter crap”

Yesterday the UK government announced it would send asylum seekers to Rwanda to be ‘processed’. However it appears that even if these asylum seekers are accepted as refugees they will not be returned to...

Who are the non-doms?

More than 93% of those classified in a recent report as non-doms in 2018 were born abroad. An additional 4% have lived abroad for a substantial period. Non-doms are wealthy, mainly earning over £5...

“We haven’t moved on”

Along with further denials of any breach of the covid regulations in Downing Street over Partygate, despite the Met’s issuing of a first tranche of 20 fixed penalty notices with £50 fines, Prime Minister...

The Misinformed Man

This was said by Jacob Rees-Mogg, Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency, on LBC this morning. This is the clip of the programme. So, there we have it. The Prime Minister repeatedly assured...

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