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Euro-scepticism wins the European election but is anyone in Brussels listening?

Euro-scepticism wins the European election but is anyone in Brussels listening?

churchillsboot May 31, 2014 0

Tweet The results in the European election last week were remarkable. UKIP winning the election in this country was an unthinkable prospect just a few years ago, while in many other countries there were

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Why are more Tories not arguing for Scottish independence?

Why are more Tories not arguing for Scottish independence?

churchillsboot May 4, 2014 0

Tweet Self determination, the freedom of people of a given area to determine their own political status, seems to me a fundamental principle that cannot be disagreed with. The application of the principle is

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If a deal is not done with Farage we will lose our referendum

If a deal is not done with Farage we will lose our referendum

churchillsboot April 6, 2014 0

Tweet Many congratulations are in order for the irrepressible Nigel Farage. There was a little pressure on the UKIP leader before his two debates on Europe with Nick Clegg. He had most to lose

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Bingo tweet all the more frustrating because it allows the Left to revert to a tired caricature

Bingo tweet all the more frustrating because it allows the Left to revert to a tired caricature

churchillsboot March 23, 2014 0

Tweet What was he thinking? We have all tweeted something in the heat of the moment that on reflection was a bit silly. It kind of goes with the territory with twitter. But then

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A lot of the BBC is wonderful. But that is no reason for it to live in a fantasy world.

A lot of the BBC is wonderful. But that is no reason for it to live in a fantasy world.

churchillsboot March 9, 2014 0

Tweet We love the BBC in this country. Those three little letters, much like the NHS, for many people the BBC has an almost infallible, quasi-religious standing. Criticise it at your peril. It is

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One cannot be pro-immigration or anti-immigration – the two phrases are utterly meaningless

One cannot be pro-immigration or anti-immigration – the two phrases are utterly meaningless

churchillsboot November 16, 2013 0

Tweet Immigration has been in the news this week again. It is a topic that seems to be ever present in the public discourse. The Conservatives mantra before the general election was that that

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CBI and the pro-EU lobby must do better than lazy, scaremongering acceptance of the status quo

CBI and the pro-EU lobby must do better than lazy, scaremongering acceptance of the status quo

churchillsboot November 5, 2013 0

Tweet The CBI attempted a head start for the ‘better off in’ campaign yesterday ahead of a possible EU referendum in 2017. It was not unsurprising that they advocated the status quo. As Daniel

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HS2: Gandhi was right – ‘there is more to life than simply increasing its speed’

HS2: Gandhi was right – ‘there is more to life than simply increasing its speed’

churchillsboot November 2, 2013 0

Tweet It has been a significant week for HS2 as it passes another legislative stage and yet the closer it comes to reality the greater its unpopularity seems to increase. In 1839 when the

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Energy policy will not decide the next election, growth will

Energy policy will not decide the next election, growth will

churchillsboot October 24, 2013 0

Tweet Energy prices are the talk of the town at the moment. Miliband promised his magic trick at conference a few weeks ago, all of the big bad energy firms announced what seemed like

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Winning the argument

Winning the argument

churchillsboot October 5, 2013 0

Tweet New media platforms have brought about many advantages for politics and our society. We can access information quickly, find out about breaking news as it happens and interact with decision makers and other

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