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UK General Elections: Winners and Losers

The UK electorate produced another fascinating election result to match those elections of 2015 and 2010. I did expect a hung parliament but never imagined the Labour Party to win in places like Kensington and Canterbury. (Thomas Beckett must be … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Escape to Victory?

Sometimes even when you have consistently underperformed at your job, an opportunity to finally shine presents itself that is too-good-to-be-true. British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has that chance thanks to Prime Minister Theresa May calling a general election for … Continue reading

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Lindy Delapenha – Jamaica’s Finest Sporting Personality

Jamaica’s Lindy Delapenha -post WW2 British Air Forces veteran, sporting giant and media pioneer – passed away last week. He was 89. To me Lindy was Jamaica’s greatest all round sporting personality. Some may say Usain Bolt, but when you … Continue reading

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Time Magazine Person of 2016. My Picks of Winners & Losers

Time Magazine shortlist for person of 2016 were as follows Donald Trump Simone Biles Hillary Clinton Beyonce CRISPR Scientists Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Nigel Farage The Flint Whistleblowers Narendra Modi Vladimir Putin Mark Zuckerberg Winner: Donald Trump My own list would … Continue reading

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Are Labour Party Women Just for Window Dressing?

Labour MP Caroline Flint’s exact quote back in 2009,  before resigning from Gordon Brown’s government was.. “Several of the women attending cabinet – myself included – have been treated by you as little more than female window dressing,” she wrote. … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Theresa May: No big surprise

In May 2010 Theresa May came in as our new Home Secretary following David Cameron’s victory at the polls. I was surprised at May’s appointment given that when the Tories was in opposition it was Chris Grayling who shadowed Home … Continue reading

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Chilcot Reaction: Don’t just blame Tony Blair

One of the sad aspects of the Chilcot report is that most of its contents was known at the time leading up to the Iraq War in 2003. Through Whitehall & various media sources – e.g.  Govt leaks, Private Eye … Continue reading

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