Monthly Archives: February 2017

By-elections today

Today in Stoke is opposites day! If you really like Labour then vote Ukip to oust Corbyn and get your party back. If you really like Ukip then vote Labour to oust Nuttall and get your party back. Stoke is

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Blair

Since Tony Blair wandered into the Brexit arena yesterday morning I’ve had non-stop posts in various feeds popping up telling me how awful he is. The Blair years may be tainted by Iraq, but on the other hand, we also

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Stoke

This should probably be required watching for people confused as to how brexit came about, the most important of whom are the ivory tower dwelling brexiteers in parliament. For the likes of David Davis, brexit was an ideological vote on

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Risk

Here are what I see as the big risks of brexit, in no particular order: 1. Lower immigration leads to an increasingly top-heavy population in that we have fewer young workers to support old non-workers. Young people’s pay has been

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£350m

You may have missed it, but yesterday evening, MPs voted against an amendment to the brexit bill to increase NHS funding by £350 million per week, which was brought about by Labour’s Chuka Umunna. Among those voting against were Boris

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Another eventful weekend

The weekly disaster that unfolded this weekend was that my mum broke her arm yesterday. She tripped and fell and landed on her shoulder and ended up breaking her humerus bone near the shoulder. My mum is 58 but still

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