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Fractures in SNP Inverness as Councillor Resigns over Wasteful Use of Taxpayer Money

Fractures in SNP Inverness as Councillor Resigns over Wasteful Use of Taxpayer Money

Alex MacDonald May 3, 2016 2

Councillor Ken Gowans has resigned from his position as Chair of the ICArts Working Group, over plans to spend £758,350 of public money on the “Tilting Pier”, a new artistic structure placed over the

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Farmers in developing countries are being hurt by the EU’s protectionist trade policies

Farmers in developing countries are being hurt by the EU’s protectionist trade policies

Darren Grimes April 28, 2016 0

Yesterday I was reminded of the old proverb “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”, as James

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The NHS: The Cult which Costs nearly £2k a Year per Taxpayer.  

The NHS: The Cult which Costs nearly £2k a Year per Taxpayer.  

Old Holborn April 28, 2016 1

The NHS is not a health service – it’s a political cult with 1.4 million full time employees and a forced congregation of 60 million. It levies tithes of £116 BILLION per year on believers, agnostics

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Should all schools be like Michaela Community School?

Should all schools be like Michaela Community School?

Sophie Sandor April 25, 2016 0

On Saturday I went to the ‘Debating Michaela’ conference which hosted educationalists, mainly secondary and primary teachers, from all over the UK’s schooling sector to debate the controversial and often politicised teaching methods practiced

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Our farms don’t need subsidies

Our farms don’t need subsidies

Jon Stanley April 21, 2016 2

Imagine growing up in a mining village during the 1990s, just after the pit had closed. One would be aware that while the village’s economy had closed the fields around the village are today

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Bernie Sanders and the Millennials

Bernie Sanders and the Millennials

Christopher Akers April 17, 2016 1

Polling has consistently indicated that Bernie Sanders has captivated the youth of America. The senator from Vermont has thus far taken more votes from under 30s than both Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump combined.

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Trade after BREXIT? Mmm Balance of Payments please!

Trade after BREXIT? Mmm Balance of Payments please!

Jon Stanley April 14, 2016 0

1997 was a great year. There was harmony throughout Europe, the economy was strong, this crazy MmmBOP song was on the radio (no Youtube back then) and Eurosceptics from London and the South East

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Elite Hypocrisy on Tax Avoidance: Different Rules Apply

Elite Hypocrisy on Tax Avoidance: Different Rules Apply

Old Holborn April 14, 2016 2

This week has seen an explosion in something that affects us all: The dreaded tax on merely having the audacity to exist as a human being. Off-shore trusts have been plundered and gory details

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The IMF’s Threats – Pure Supposition – I Don’t Think The British Voter is that Naive!‏

The IMF’s Threats – Pure Supposition – I Don’t Think The British Voter is that Naive!‏

David Buik April 13, 2016 0

Yesterday afternoon I had just watched John Gosden’s good filly ‘Nathra’ win the Nell Gwyn at Newmarket like a worthy jolly when someone texted me about the IMF’s prognosis for the damage a Brexit

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What is the point of black cabs?

What is the point of black cabs?

Thomas Walker April 13, 2016 1

The recent clash between Uber and the London ‘black cab’ establishment has brought to light how heavily regulated the British taxi industry really is. Black cab drivers and supporters frequently claim that private hire

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