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Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 19, 2017 0

In short, no, he doesn’t. The foreign secretary simply does not get the respect he deserves not only from MPs but also by the public. However, Mr. Johnson does not help himself by playing

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Who’s Who in the Race to Replace Cameron?

Who’s Who in the Race to Replace Cameron?

Robert Tyler March 25, 2015 0

On Monday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz fired the starting pistol on the Republican Party Presidential Primary race for 2016 by announcing his full candidacy for the nomination. Cruz is the first candidate to announce

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Is it safe to cycle in Britain?

Is it safe to cycle in Britain?

Backbencher November 25, 2013 4

Lizzie Roberts argues that more needs to be done for cyclists’ safety. In the last two weeks, six cyclists have been killed on the roads of London in traffic collisions. Boris Johnson has faced

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Galloway Considers London Mayoral Election

Galloway Considers London Mayoral Election

Backbencher August 26, 2013 0

George Galloway, Respect MP for Bradford West has announced he is considering running in the 2016 London Mayoral election.  It will come as little surprise to many that Galloway is seeking further political limelight, having jumped ship before seeking re-election in his previous parliamentary seat. Galloway has

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Boris Johnson: The Churchillian Maverick

Boris Johnson: The Churchillian Maverick

Andrew Thorpe-Apps April 6, 2013 3

Andrew Thorpe-Apps compares two great Conservative mavericks. There has been much talk of Boris Johnson’s Prime Ministerial ambitions. The question to be asked is: What would a Boris Premiership be like? He is undoubtedly

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‘Boris Island’ Is The Long-Term Solution Britain Deserves

‘Boris Island’ Is The Long-Term Solution Britain Deserves

Andrew Thorpe-Apps March 23, 2013 0

Andrew Thorpe-Apps sets out why he backs an estuary airport. Heathrow Airport, Britain’s air travel hub, is the third busiest airport in the world. Unfortunately, it was built in the wrong place. With 80%

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Nick Clegg’s poor call on Mansion Taxes

Nick Clegg’s poor call on Mansion Taxes

Backbencher February 23, 2013 2

Samuel Kerr says Nick Clegg is deeply misguided over his tax plans. Opponents of the Deputy Prime Minister must rub their hands with glee every time Nick Clegg plonks himself in the chair at

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Why Britain needs Balanced Migration

Why Britain needs Balanced Migration

Andrew Thorpe-Apps February 2, 2013 0

IMMIGRATION, conducted in a controlled and sensible manner, is undoubtedly a good thing for Britain. New migrants stimulate demand, provide a fresh pool of ideas and talent, and add to the rich cultural tapestry

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London gaining from Hollande’s ‘folie fiscale’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps January 12, 2013 3

French President Francois Hollande and his socialist administration want to raise taxes on citizens earning over €1 million annually to 75%. Many in France are calling the President’s plans ‘folie fiscale’ (tax madness). Unemployment

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A reflection on 2012, an insight into 2013.

A reflection on 2012, an insight into 2013.

James Snell January 1, 2013 1

With a triumphant array of flaming beauty over the Thames to a soundtrack of a woefully short medley; continuing the proud tradition, started at the Olymipic opening ceremony, of only allowing two bars of

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