Next week the Supreme Court will hear the case of Shamima Begum. Begum was born in the UK but stripped of her citizenship when she travelled to Syria to marry a jihadi; a so called Bride of Isis. While it is hard to have sympathy for what she did stripping a British born person of… Read More Sunderland branch of the PLO | When is someone a terrorist?
A few months ago I wrote about a Government cock up that has slipped under the radar https://wordpress.com/post/jon-chadwick.com/4830 In July Rishi Sunak announced KickStart – a programme to help under 24 year olds back to work. This is a good idea, even if the scheme was essentially a re-tread of a programme that had run… Read More Kick Start | Shit Start P2.
Updated For my last blog before the US elections I had hoped to persuade some Trump supporters to share why they were so keen to see him re-elected. Sadly I was only able to find two Trump supporters to share their views, one from the US, one from the UK. Not sure whether this is… Read More Trump voters | Why?
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Richmond House, Whitehall, January 2021 The UK has left the EU with no deal. Food supplies are seriously disrupted, and 30% of the UK’s road haulage capacity is in a queue in Kent. The RAF are transporting essential medical supplies into the UK – Operation Airlift – but the system for getting these supplies… Read More How the NHS Ends | Halloween Horror
Everyone has an opinion about Trump vs Biden, but how much do you really know about US politics and Presidential elections?
I can’t be the only person to gaze in horror at Donald Trump’s suits. For a man who is apparently a multi-millionaire he dresses like a sack of potatoes tied in the middle (as my old gran would say). His suits are expensive, made to measure and yet still he looks scruffy and badly dressed.… Read More Donald where’s your troosers? | Why right wing politicians dress badly
Turns out that Boris Johnson doesn’t understand his own Government’s lockdown rules Can you do better?
30 questions, each describing a government service. Select whether you think the state should provide this service, or whether it should be outsourced to the private sector of charities. This isn’t about who pays for it, just who provides it