Tag Archives: Political Integrity

UK Voter Id – Another government attack on the UK’s democratic process

Under cover of Brexit darkness, the government is mounting another, typically surreptitious, attack on our democracy. The government, without any substantive evidence, is implementing a system by which we will all have to have a “Voter Id”. You may have … Continue reading

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The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg

The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg. On the one hand there has been blind adherence to a non-existent plan, which has resulted in a deal between Theresa May and the EU that virtually nobody in the … Continue reading

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When you have nothing to say for yourself, spread stories about your opponents

Theresa May’s government is actually verbally bankrupt, as well as morally bankrupt and much shorter of the readies than it needed to be. We’re getting the usual stuff about what they’re “very clear about” (yawn), but there’s nothing new, nothing … Continue reading

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Demagogues arrive quietly, wrapped in a flag, anyone who disagrees is a threat to democracy.

In the 1930’s Huey Long, US Senator 1932-1935, is reputed to have said that if the nationalistic authoritarianism rampant in some European countries arrived in the USA “It would come wrapped in the flag claiming to be a saviour of … Continue reading

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Government excesses can no longer be tolerated, politics has to work for everyone.

In a Guardian article entitled “Boardroom excesses can no longer be tolerated. The economy has to work for all.” Theresa May wrote about how she wants to raise the standards of corporate governance, something that undoubtedly needs doing. However, there … Continue reading

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The buck stops here – unless you are Theresa May

Just how does this happen? I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme. In particular, I regret the decision not to include in the manifesto a ceiling as well as … Continue reading

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