Category Archives: UK Politics

Is the PM trying to hoodwink the electorate?

         Is the PM trying to ‘hoodwink’ the electorate? The Prime Minister David Cameron is to “get tough on immigration”. That, at least, is his claim. In reality, net immigration is at 318,000, of which a significant proportion … Continue reading

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A quote worth thinking about …

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Please sign the petition …

The government wants to meddle with our human rights. Sign the petition to save the Human Rights Act: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/human-rights-petition

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One ‘United Kingdom’…

A major problem for the Labour Party is the split evident between Scotland and England/Wales. Indeed, in the General Election it was clear that the anti-austerity message of the SNP had appeal to the more left leaning Scottish electorate. At … Continue reading

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A voting lottery …

With opinion polls suggesting that the General Election is too close to call, there is a real possibility that the election could be decided by the Russell Brand’s of this world. Indeed, people failing to vote could help determine whether … Continue reading

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The EU and freedom of movement …

Over recent years a number of my wider family have migrated to other EU Countries. I have relatives now living in Spain and Portugal. I also have friends and former work mates living in France and Spain. These relatives and … Continue reading

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Great British Politics

Great British Politics is a very interesting politics blog.  It’s aim is to provide contemporary political debate, offering space to writers of all political colours. Accordingly, the GBP blog invites readers to peruse its articles.

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The PM should focus on the ‘fat cats’ …

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has hit the headlines with arguments that sickness benefit should be stopped for obese people. He should be careful about such an approach because it could end up with himself or government ministers being brought before … Continue reading

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650 shades of grey …

With opinion polls indicating a Labour general election victory, but without an overall majority, there is a feeling that there is a lot to play for over the next 100 days. To me, the House of Commons seems to be made … Continue reading

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I am no Charlie …

Like millions of people I deplore the terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo. There can be no justification for such violence. That being said, I am no Charlie. I do not accept that freedom of expression is absolute. Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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