Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Friday, 6 August 2021

Why the EU is more democratic than the UK


Brexiters claim that the EU is run by unelected bureaucrats. It’s a laughable claim because it’s untrue.

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Yes, the Prime Minister is useless, but that’s not enough to shift him

By a strange set of circumstances, which some of us would call a perfect storm, we now have the most incompetent, corrupt and dangerous Prime Minster in living memory.

Thursday, 3 June 2021

"What if the EU ruled that we must all wear knickers on our heads?"

After the referendum, and before Covid, I sat down at one of my favourite eating places to enjoy a vegetarian curry. Hot stuff!

Saturday, 8 May 2021

Only three Labour leaders have won general elections


Britain (aka England) is predominantly a Conservative country. That may be hard to swallow for those of us who are left leaning, but I am not expressing an opinion. 

Monday, 1 February 2021

It was never 'just about trade'

It was one year ago that Britain left the European Union, and one month ago that we also left the EU’s Single Market and customs union.

So far, NOT so good.

Sunday, 17 January 2021

How Cameron, May and Johnson let down Britain with Brexit


The three Tory Prime Ministers of this millennium – David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson – could have been the solvers of Brexit if only they’d been wiser, magnanimous and acted in the national interest.

Sunday, 13 December 2020

The day England turned blue


It was in the early hours of that Friday 13 December 2019 that we learnt the results of the third general election in four years: the Tories had won a landslide, with an 80-seat majority.

Friday, 11 December 2020

The gap


Is there really something so exceptional and special about Britain that makes the requirements of our country so different to all the other countries of Europe?