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For Cleveland, Ohio, read Hackney, Maryhill….

….Birmingham Ladywood, Peckham, Shoreditch, Manchester Central, Liverpool Riverside…. How do we save our most depressed inner city regions? By encouraging inward private sector investment and making it easier for companies to function, giving schools and teachers the flexibility to make their own decisions, and improving services and civic pride by introducing commercial rigour into moribund, […]

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Is it possible to agree with both Hitchens brothers?

Today being a bit of a slow news day election-wise, by the look of the front pages of the Telegraph…. ….and The Groan…. I would like to draw your attention to two newly added quotations from the brothers Hitchens in my sidebar (down there, on the right somewhere). I am putting together a more detailed […]

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I’ve got a bridge you might want to buy

If you believe, that is, that the Conservatives are the only party that accepts donations from non-domiciled billionaires, or indeed if you believe that the Conservatives are the largest beneficiary of these donors. Not that this deters Lord Mandelson from heaving his giant gut aboard the knackered old hobbyhorse for the second time in ten […]

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Quote of the week

It’s only Monday but this, from Norman Tebbit, will be hard to beat…. If in the face of the most disastrous government since we lost the American colonies the best the opposition can expect is a hung Parliament, it is time that Camp Cameron asked itself some serious questions. Of course there will be many […]

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Donor nobis pacem

The Noble Lord Mandelson still insists on flogging Tory party funding from non-domiciled donors. Here he is being interviewed after Saturday’s West Midlands Wake…. The following high profile Labour donors, who have bankrolled the party for millions, are classified as non-dom: Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords and pension fund raider, Lord Paul, […]

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Well and truly hung

As the Tories’ poll lead heads south and the prospect of a hung parliament moves closer and closer to reality, one can really only marvel at Labour’s ability to defy gravity, and wonder whether the Prime Minister is secretly employing mass hypnosis techniques on a large section of the electorate. Still, hope springs eternal. This […]

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Live by gutter politics….

….die by gutter politics…. Props to My Labour Poster.

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