Category Archives: great britain

Windrush Report – Public Inquiry Needed

The first conclusion I came to as I read Wendy Williams’ recently published “Windrush Lessons Learned Review” was we need a public inquiry. Once the COVID-19 pandemic has hopefully subsided I trust the UK government will agree to such an … Continue reading

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May’s Russian Bluff over Salisbury

The political fallout from the alleged nerve agent Salisbury attack against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia should never have happened. The diplomatic mess caused by Prime Minister Theresa May is embarrassing. Not that the wider British … Continue reading

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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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UK National Security – Enough is Enough of Theresa May?

Tough seeing these never ending terrorist attacks across the U.K. lately. What more can the UK’s  government and security services do to prevent further attacks? The British government and its security services must now realise that there is no such thing … 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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Is Corbyn’s Time Up?

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn continues to have a rough time. Labour’s lost at the recent by-election in Copeland to the Tories was the bluntest of rebukes for Corbyn. Corbyn is fire fighting on so many fronts whether from his … 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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Labour Party’s Report into Internal Anti-Semitism, Racism & Diversity

  Shami Chakrabarti’s report into anti-Semitism, racism and other diversity flaws within the Labour Party is a landmark for me and long overdue. It is just a shame that the antics of Marc Wadsworth took the headlines away from the report’s … Continue reading

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Cameron Chucks Jamaica a Jailhouse Tease

This week David Cameron left the UN and on his way home nipped into Kingston, Jamaica – for less than 24 hours – and just took the proverbial at the politicial class there. Just looking at Cameron’s body language you … Continue reading

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More Immediate Elections for the British Labour Party

A week following the Labour Party’s loss at the UK general elections, a new leader is needed. Battle has commenced with 4 MPs so far declaring their interest  – Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh. Few more MPs … Continue reading

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