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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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Brussels is not worth the mass

Brussels is not worth the mass

Jon Stanley December 11, 2012 4

Jon Stanley,   The recent confirmation by Jose Manuel Barroso that an independent Scotland would have to apply to join the EU left me thinking there are now two leaders in British politics who

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The Living Wage Fantasy has a viable alternative

The Living Wage Fantasy has a viable alternative

Christopher Gage November 7, 2012 2

  This week in the political schedule is a hectic one. Just over the Atlantic, our colonial cousins are busy electing which representative of Goldman Sachs they would prefer to plunge their decaying society

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