Funding the UK State Pension is a historically nightmare – but now the ghosts of the dead are coming to haunt and destroy us?

 NO STATE PENSIONS LEFT Halloween may be nearly here again but the real frightening ghouls and spooks that Britain faces these days really arise from the past and the iconic universal State Pension that was introduced back in 1946 by the national insurance act, doesn’t it? Yep, the problem is that these days the cost […]

Women’s Old Age Pensions in the UK – Just or ‘Unfair’?

Most men haven’t even noticed have they? A major change has been happened over the past four years in the UK about women’s old age pensions. An old age ‘non-contributory’ pension was in fact introduced in the UK over 100 years ago – the foundation of our Welfare system no less – and it was […]

The Word Cup 2022 in Qatar – what skulduggery went on and what chicanery is going on now?

Proposed venues Ash Shamal, Al Khor, Lusail, Umm Salai, Al Rayyan, Doha, Al Wakrah One of the Doha stadiaQatar Bid Logo 2009 Spain winners of World Cup 2010 in South Africa The football world was gobsmacked when three tears ago Sepp Blatter announced in Zurich that the 2022 World Cup (the 22nd) would be held […]

Budget 2013 SURPRISES?

down the plughole If George Osborn wasn’t such an unlovable unmoveable wet fish we would feel sorry for him today as he rises in the House of Commons to deliver his 4th  budget speech (lets ignore all the other rubbish financial statements he has made in the past 3 years!) [sorry someone loves him; he […]

Eastleigh Voters make History?

The by-election is upon the voters in Eastleigh – Thursday 28th February 2013. They can’t make history just by electing one of the candidates (however bizarre the choice). They will though be in the papers, on the TV & Radio, and make history if they either turn out in droves to vote, or don’t turn […]