Boris Johnson is, frankly, very ill-suited to dealing with this pandemic. He is the epitome of a good-time Prime Minister, but has proven incapable of effectively leading the ship through this most troubling of storms. At some point in every government, positive character traits become negative ones,...
When the Cummings story broke on Saturday morning, the media and country were understandably in uproar. The sheer arrogance and hypocrisy of one of the political ‘elites’ paying such blatant disregard to the isolation and social distancing government guidelines - that he undoubtedly helped...
After a delay that brought new meaning to the term ‘a pregnant pause’, Dominic Cummings rolled into view over half an hour late to deliver a Statement that had basically put the UK on pause. In a diatribe that raised possibly more questions than...
As will come as a shock to absolutely nobody, something undignified happened on Twitter this week. Normally, an unfortunate exchange on that 280 character at a time hellscape inhabited primarily by weirdo cat girls, oddities with anime profile pictures, and blokes with more chins...
To try and prevent the complete collapse of the British economy after COVID, the government has, quite rightly, spent hundreds of billions of pounds on propping up businesses and preserving jobs. No doubt as lockdown measures continue to harm commerce across the country, the government will be...
The gap between the rhetoric and the policy of “Global Britain” was widened this week as The Department for International Trade announced Britain’s new Tariff regime. The change sees the abolition of so-called “nuisance tariffs” (those of 2% or less) and the reduction to zero of...
In total, the British Government has borrowed a further £12bn to keep businesses up and running. But Britain needs to kick its economy into gear as soon as possible.
Photo: Reuters.com It’s funny how often in life the bizarre and out of character quickly becomes the norm. We got used to calling Opal Fruits “Starburst”, accepted the prevalence of Twitter, and, at least until recently, accepted a dithering throwback as...
At school and later at college I often asked teachers why they chose their profession, the answer was usually something along the lines of “making a difference”. It is doubtless that a good education is the key to greater equality of opportunity and this fact is not...

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