Booker: MPs plumb new depths

I don’t think anyone I’ve spoken to about that debate has been in the least bit impressed by the performance of our MPs. Witterings was so depressed that he had to take a break.It is not surprising therefore, that Booker – in and amongst a nightmare week...

EU referendum: a word on the beach

A bizarrely complacent Nigel (now Lord) Lawson told the Financial Times last week that David Cameron’s plan to negotiate a better deal with Europe was likely to fail and the British people would see through any “make believe” new settlement.Quite...
UK politics: this explains a great deal

UK politics: this explains a great deal

UK politics: this explains a great deal Richard North, 02/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum We (or, at least, I) tended to think Mr Cameron was being deliberately untruthful (aka lying) when he so often claimed that government debt was going down. It never occurred to...
A wry smile

A wry smile

A wry smile Richard North, 02/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum This piece was brought to my attention, even though it is from a few weeks back. Says Vicky Woods: “The only person in government who I ever thought had an impressive grasp of defence procurement was...

EU referendum: little change in the polls

There is no question on renegotiation, but if one assumes that the first two categories would go for that option, we are looking at 41 percent – against 26 percent wanting out. That is not an untypical result, very close to the 42-34 percent finding in the July 2012...

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