Tag: uk_politics

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April 15, 2013
On the other hand, I did find this immensely amusing and satisfying: Originally published at http://liberalconspiracy.org/2013/04/08/louise-mensch-tries-to-score-political-points-over-thatchers-death/
April 15, 2013
I was driving up to Glasgow on Monday afternoon, and hadn’t caught the news in the morning. So when I turned on my radio and heard her voice, I assumed it was a news item or programme about her, and immediately switched to CD. 20…

November 17, 2012
A pathetic turnout for the Police and Crime Commissioner election results (some might say a pathetic turnout for a pathetic idea), so one is wary to draw any conclusions from the results. See some analysis here at the Guardian As one might expect, Labour gained…

October 6, 2012
Back in September, I asked if Hunt was “a safe pair of hands for the NHS“, having a record for supporting homeopathy and limits on abortion. Now, according to the BBC, he has stated – once again, in a new interview in the Times –…

September 4, 2012
August 28, 2012
July 14, 2012


Listening to an interview on Radio 4 with Nick Buckles of G4S. He has said a large part of why they only identified their inability to provide sufficient numbers in the last “9-10 days” was because the people they were employing were only available for…

June 24, 2012
June 23, 2012
Comedian Jimmy Carr has been in the news this week, due not so much to revelations that he benefited from a tax loophole that saw him pay 1% tax on earnings reported as 3 million a year; but more due to Prime Minister David Cameron…