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The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

Lee Jenkins June 27, 2013 1

Shrill voices from Argentina have been met with calm responses from Britain. This has been the correct response and has made the Falklands safer than ever Strange as it may seem now, Argentina was

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Britain & The Defeat Of Somlia’s Pirates

Britain & The Defeat Of Somlia’s Pirates

Lee Jenkins May 16, 2013 0

Through military prowess, savvy development aid, and international cooperation, Britain has crippled Somalia’s pirate threat. The Somali pirate menace has been defeated, and Britain has played a central role. Although it passed with little

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Towards a New Informal Empire

Towards a New Informal Empire

Backbencher May 15, 2013 3

Allrik Birch Last week I talked about how Britain could temper any (unlikely) damage done to trade through withdrawing from the EU by building trade links with Commonwealth nations, nations who are already moving

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Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Witch King April 10, 2013 2

  I have my own thoughts on the welfare state and what it means for your average person on the street, but since its birth in about 1945, shortly after the most horrific and bloody

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Britain should not intervene in Saudi Paralysis

Britain should not intervene in Saudi Paralysis

Backbencher April 8, 2013 4

  According to reports, the government of Saudi Arabia is to carry out a sentencing of paralysis on a Saudi man as punishment for paralysing another man. It is a draconian punishment for an

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Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 0

Cyprus is just part of a much larger contest being played out across the region.   Not without reason, much of the news coverage of Cyprus has focused on the financial implications of the

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Making Unemployment Benefit Work

Making Unemployment Benefit Work

Victoria Monro April 3, 2013 4

  The Government has begun a war on the welfare state. It was undoubtedly right to start curbing it, when it emerged that welfare payments had increased twice as fast as private sector incomes

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Happy Birthday VAT – SIKE!

Happy Birthday VAT – SIKE!

Alex MacDonald March 30, 2013 0

  Monday will be the 40th birthday of VAT – happy early birthday… The Mail ran an article on the occasion which showed that the ‘controversial tax is now worth a record-breaking £100billion a

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The British problem with love

Backbencher March 27, 2013 0

Taylor McGraa, Love eh? Corny, cringey love?! Well…that’s what most of the British youth seem to be crying out today. What I have noticed in the past twelve months is that young people seem

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What The Chancellor Ought To Include This Lunchtime

Michael St George March 20, 2013 1

Extracts from the Budget Speech which Osborne ought to give today – but, sadly, won’t I am conscious, Mr Speaker, as I rise to present this Budget, that the economic world in which we

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