Category Archives: UK

Jamaican Dies in Immigration Removal Centre? Who Cares?

Five weeks ago a Jamaican man detained at the UK’s Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Lincoln died. How do we know this? Thanks to a single Guardian article (see below) published on 4 October. “…Investigation has been launched into the death … 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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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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British Labour’s Party Kamikaze Mission

In my previous blog I questioned Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership on whether he was effective or that he was by being poorly advised. I now realise that despite some leadership issues I have with Corbyn, his biggest Achilles heel has been … Continue reading

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Brexit shows EU the Door: Winners & Losers

You knew it could……but never imagined that it would really happen. Still stunned that we voted to leave the EU. Gutted. Have we let future British generations down? In its immediate aftermath here are some of the winners and losers … Continue reading

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