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There weren’t any parties. They were working in the garden. No, he didn’t attend any parties. Yes, he did but he thought it was work and only stayed for twenty five minutes, then an...
A fascinating interview by Adrian Goldberg with author and historian James Hawes on the rise of English nationalism and what he believes is the inevitable break up of the UK, covering England north and...
This is a fascinating discussion between two former UK civil servants – Alexander Hall Hall, a former ambassador, whose recently published article in the Texus National Security Review, Should I Stay or Should I...
Today the prime Minister apologised for the way the Downing Street ‘party’ looked to the public, but of course it wasn’t a party, it was a work event – Johnson said he believed implicitly...
BYOB – Bring your own bottle or Bring your own booze. That was the instruction given in an email headed ‘Socially Distanced Drinks’ from Martin Reynolds, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Principal Private Secretary to...
In her letter of resignation Alexandra Hall Hall cites as reason for her departure from the British Civil Service her increasing dismay at: “the way in which our political leaders have tried to deliver...
Operation Arse it was called: the campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming leader of the Conservative Party and Theresa May’s replacement as Prime Minister. The Scottish Tory leader, Ruth Davidson didn’t think much of...
Throughout this pandemic the UK Tory government has used ‘world beating’ as one of its most dragged out mantras, now worn thin by repetition. Everything it has done has been world beating. We’ll today,...
Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp of Believe in Scotland in conversation with SNP President Michael Russell. Talking about the EU and EFTA, currency, borders, pensions, work underway and planned, questions people want answered, and the independence campaign...
So after a turgid and damaging few weeks for the Tories the LibDems have won the North Shroipshire by-election, a seat held by Tories since the 1832 Reform Act, overturning a Tory majority of...
So the hapless Dominic Raab was despatched on to the Marr couch this morning by the high heid yins in the Tory Party to kill the story that refuses to die and which is...
The Barnett formula was first introduced prior to the 1979 general election by the Labour chief secretary to the Treasury Joel Barnett, after whom the formula is named. Initially it was viewed as a...
Rachael Hamilton, Tory MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire and owner of the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in St Boswells, vented her annoyance with Holyrood this afternoon, insisting it was “a really frustrating place to...
A pro-EU group is set to unleash its campaign of forcefully hard-hitting ads to pressurise and unseat Tory MPs who voted for the UK/Australia trade deal which is probably set to affect farmers in...
The basic annual salary for an MP from 1 April 2020 is £81,932. MPs also receive expenses to cover the costs of running an office, employing staff, having somewhere to live in London or...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s TED talk on how small countries can make a big impact on climate change. When it comes to tackling climate change, the size of a country doesn’t matter – it’s...
Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, addresses the Global Assembly Conference on the first day of COP26. “The Climate Assembly provides a platform for those often unheard voices, especially the voices of women, young...
Images, it is said, convey a thousand words. So instead of rambling on about recent events here are a few images that conveyed to me much about the G20 and COP26. If you need...
Last week’s sewage spills into rivers and seas around England certainly brought into focus the fact that the UK government, althout heavily pushing the mantra of Global Britain, is not wholly committed to protecting...
Some people, concerned by the disruption that COP26 and its 25,000 delegates will cause to those who live in and around the city between 31st October and 12th November, are asking why is the...
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