The UK and the EU: Who is to Blame for this Mess?

The UK and EU to have a messy divorce
The UK and EU to have a messy divorce

UK – Thursdays EU referendum in the UK and its momentous result has fractured what passes for the political process. The Pound has fallen through the floor, as have stocks and shares and the United Kingdom’s credit rating. The big Continue reading “The UK and the EU: Who is to Blame for this Mess?”

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Reflections on the coming EU referendum

Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union to be held on Thursday 23 June.
Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

Now that prime Minister David Porkeron has announced that the Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

In doing so He has launched a bitter civil war within his own conservative party. With Iain Continue reading “Reflections on the coming EU referendum”

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Is It Time For The Greens To Persuade Natalie Bennett To Say Goodbye?

Plaid Cymru
Plaid Cymru

UK – With all the speculation and media talk regarding leadership contests with the Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party as consequence of poor electoral results at last month’s general election. Oh yes, of course the leadership contest which was not with UKIP. Continue reading “Is It Time For The Greens To Persuade Natalie Bennett To Say Goodbye?”

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Now the Union is Safe for Now: How Long Before the Voters are Betrayed?

Well it is the Union for now. Will Westminster mishandle it in the same way that they did over the Irish Home Rule Question?
Well it is the Union for now. Will Westminster mishandle it in the same way that they did over the Irish Home Rule Question?

UK – Now that all the votes are counted in the Scottish Independence referendum and the result known. A victory for the no camp. Not that the size of the win was decisive, a mere 6% swing and it would have gone the other way. Demonstrating just how divided the Scottish are on the subject of independence and just how dissatisfied they are with Westminster. Continue reading “Now the Union is Safe for Now: How Long Before the Voters are Betrayed?”

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Last Scottish Tory Dies! A Nation Celebrates!

Scots celebrating the death of the last Scottish Tory
Scots celebrating the death of the last Scottish Tory

Scotland – Last night Scotland achieved a significant step forward in its quest for political maturity. At 01:32 Mrs Margaret McSwine, of Low town Edinburgh, passed away aged 109. The significance of the event is that she is the last remaining member of the Scottish Conservative party. Continue reading “Last Scottish Tory Dies! A Nation Celebrates!”

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