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The Last Nail in the Coughing!

It really doesn’t take much these days for the media, or indeed any of her opponents to leap on the “deride and bring down the Prime Minister” bandwagon. Unfortunately, this was handed to them in spades at the recent Conservative Conference.  All the important mission statements in her speech were …

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Cut taxes and increase capital investment to boost growth!

Cut corporate tax to 12.5% Slash income tax to 15% and 28% Fully transferable personal allowance £250bn investment over 10 years on infrastructure  Bank of England should adopt NGDP targeting The economy is in pretty good shape, ever since coming into office in 2010 the Tories have increased employment to …

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In laudem Jacob Rees-Mogg

Throughout history most politicians yearn to be liked, for the roar of the crowd, and for above all, power. Politicians have, to varying degrees, beliefs, but it is rare to find true statesmen or stateswomen. Today’s politics is, in many ways, similar to the late Roman Republic. The society is …

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1967: The Conservative Record

It’s too often ignored just how big a part some Conservatives played in the fight to decriminalise homosexual acts in 1967. We have let section 28 overshadow the work of good men and women and the 50th Anniversary of the 67 Act is as good a time as any to …

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Weekly Globe Episode 6

This is the sixth in a series of weekly podcasts featuring Ted Yarbrough and Isaac Anderson. The podcast summarised the Conservative and Labour manifesto and concluded with a progress report on the CRCC- the Commonwealth, Realms & CANZUK campaign. We hope readers enjoy the Weekly Globe podcasts. You can listen to …

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#GE2017 – And we’re off!

Britain’s Prime Minister has fired the gun on a General Election.  The vote will occur on June 8th and presents the electorate with a stark choice – competence and clarity or chaos and calamity. Let’s see if we can analyse some of the issues facing the UK, at this juncture. …

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Rome shall perish

I’m naturally a pessimist. I sometimes try to write in an uplifting way as if to encourage the troops. The moral, after all, is to the physical as three to one. But it’s generally me who needs encouraging most of all. I fully expected the SNP to gain a majority …

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House of Cards Tricks

The debate surrounding Britain’s referendum on the EU is well under way. After making some surprising statements at the end of February and start of March, Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has been surprisingly quiet. Hammond’s reputation was once that of being something of a Euroscpetic. As recently as 2013, in …

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Kelvin MacKenzie reveals PM David Cameron to be a ‘Eurosceptic’

During last night’s episode of BBC Question Time, ex-Sun Editor Kelvin MacKenzie revealed that, at a party before Xmas 2015, UK Prime Minister David Cameron described himself to Rupert Murdoch as a Eurosceptic. Nick Boles, Conservative MP, also states that David Cameron has “no romantic attachment to the EU”, before going …

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Tory MPs openly ridicule Corbyn at Commons Defence questions

Conservatives openly ridiculed and mocked Jeremy Corbyn in wake of his comments on defence during a recent appearance on The Marr Show. During oral questioning of the Secretary of State for Defence in the House of Commons today, Tory MP’s could not hide their eagerness to discuss Daesh (ISIS) and …

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Jacob Rees-Mogg – the Best Bits

Jacob Rees-Mogg, elected as Conservative MP for North East Somerset in 2010, has already built a reputation as a great speech-maker in the House of Commons and is firmly establishing himself as a viewers favourite on TV. His speeches and answers tend to be highly intelligent, simply explained and hard …

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William Hague is scaremongering over the EU referendum

As the EU Referendum creeps closer don’t be fooled by high profile politicians, such as William Hague, being wheeled out one after another to make a case for staying in the EU. Although unsettling to an uninformed general public, a favourite point being made throughout UK media given his previous Eurosceptic stance, this …

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