This is the new exciting policy announcement form the Tory Party conference. A radical change in planning permission: This is a sad faced Nick Clegg announcing the same policy almost exactly 7 years ago: I’ve applied for this extension to my house. What can go wrong?
One of my readers asked if the blogs could have fewer graphs and charts and more drawings and illustrations. I had a go at doing some drawings for the last blog, but didn’t think they were serious enough The Cod Wars Conflict with Albania [crowdsignal poll=0]
The House of Commons is currently pondering whether to start impeachment procedures against Boris Johnson following his disastrous Supreme Court defeat. Ironically Boris Johnson along with George Galloway were behind an attempt to impeach Tony Blair over the Iraq War. This attempt failed, but I still get people who tell me that Tony Blair is… Read More Tony Blair | Was he really an evil warmonger?
The Conservatives plan to scrap big chunks of Andrew Lansley’s 2012 Health and Social Care Act. This is a damn good thing. The specific sections which will be repealed are those requiring commissioners to offer NHS Services for tender to private sector contractors like Virgin or Circle They will also remove NHS Services from the… Read More The NHS | The Tories have a good policy! Shock!
While we were all in shock after the Supreme Court ruling that Boris Johson is an idiot we missed this part of Corbyn’s speech If I understand it correctly a Labour Government would use to current public sector research and purchasing spend on pharmaceuticals to create a public sector owned pharmaceutical company which will compete… Read More The NHS | Labour have a good policy! Shock!
Up until the 1950s the Southern States of the USA were solidly Democrat. From the 1870s onwards the “Solid South” voted Democrat even when the rest of the USA voted Republican. This map shows the 1956 Presidential election. The blue states held out for the Democrat Adlai Stevenson while the rest of the US went… Read More Boris Johnson & Richard Nixon | Nixon won the South, Boris will try and win the North.