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93 Days

  Yesterday saw Boris uniting the Union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Scotland.  He did this by being booed in Edinburgh and then hiding away in a nuclear submarine. As for his principle opponent (probably) Jeremy Corbyn is … Continue reading

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97 Days

After the dust has started to settle just a little from the shock of a Boris Johnson Premiership what are the first trends that are starting to appear?   The first and probably only trend is that this is a Government … Continue reading

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It’s a funny old world…

So it is time to reveal just how accurate/inaccurate my European Election predictions were.   Without further delay here they are: Predictions Brexit Party 30% Lib Dems 25% Labour 15% Conservative 10% Final Vote Count The Brexit Party Vote share:31.6% Liberal … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn didn’t win anything

I know that this is probably not the thing to point out today but despite a  huge surge in the proportion of people who voted Labour (10% increase in the percentage of the vote is a remarkable achievement but Labour … Continue reading

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It’s a woman’s world

In Britain at the moment we have the unusual position that the two most powerful politicians in the Isles are women and surprise surprise they are both, in their own ways, making a good job of the pretty rubbish hand … Continue reading

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Standards

Yesterday the British Prime Minister made a speech about Brexit which I thought set out the Britain’s position on their relationship with Europe going forward.  I could not see the continuation of membership of the single market once I had … Continue reading

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Calling an Election…it just ain’t going to happen.

Here we go again…just as we have chosen the new Prime Minister (PM) in a very British fashion the media is getting its knickers in a twist about a new election to give the new Prime Minister ‘legitimacy’.  If we … Continue reading

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