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 […]

‘Canadian’ Mark Carney Governor of Bank of England – time for him to bog-off?

Well, well, well, Mark Carney is in the news ‘again’ and stealing the headlines once more [this time by raising interest rates and then rubbishing BREXIT]– no surprise there then, as he is a ‘pig-headed’ self-publicist, and totally the wrong type of character for the man who is Governor of Bank of England [and Chairman […]

The undemocratic, out of date, unelected, unrepresentative, overpopulated ‘House of Lords’ – it needs to go NOW?

   BEST EMPTY The British Government with due diligence is trying to extract the UK from the European Union with the maximum benefit and least harm, in accordance with ‘the will of the people’ as clearly expressed in a country wide EU Referendum two years ago. The current Conservative government are in the challenging process of negotiating […]

On-message Labour trounced in Council elections – blame the messenger?

RESULTS LOCAL ELECTIONS 2017 [BBC : Taking account of boundary changes] Conservatives: GAINED 562 councillors     GAINED 11 Councils Labour:              LOST       382 councillors    LOST  6 Councils LibDems:           LOST     41 councillors       LOST  0 Councils UKIP:                  LOST     145 councillors     LOST  0 Councils Councils gone to NOC:                                     DOWN  1 Councils Results from: all 88 COUNCILS  [34 in England, 22 in Wales, 32 in Scotland] (Labour lost Glasgow […]

Illegal immigrants, Asylum seekers, Refugies, Economic migrants, Unaccompanied children – what the hell is to be done?

 Greek Camp Europe is being faced unfairly with a global problem of hoards of men, women, and children abandoning their homelands and trying setup in other lands. Some of them are fleeing, while others are simply seeking a better life. Whatever their reasons, they are now swamping Europe and indeed threatening the very lifestyle of […]

The United Kingdom’s ‘unfair’ Bedroom Tax –has it now become the ‘illegal’ Bedroom Tax?

  The last British Government (a coalition headed by the Conservatives) introduced in 2013 the nicknamed Bedroom Tax on the poor, which has been widely condemned for being unjust and a politically contentious policy by those on the moral high ground. The tax has reduced housing benefit for all individuals who rent a Council or […]

The French now admit that the European Union is going down the khasi – does the United Kingdom still want to vote to stay in?

 EU flag British prominent pro-Europeans won’t have it that there is a life outside of the European Union, will they? Some people however can still remember when we weren’t actually in even  the Common Market, or to be more precise EEC (the baby form of the European Union), because we didn’t want to join in […]

England’s only now phasing out free plastic bags – a mammoth parliamentary scandal?

A week on Monday the English shoppers are in for a shock – albeit only a little shock for now though. The free re-usable plastic shopping bag is going to be compulsorily charged-for at 5 pence each – BUT only by the BIG-boy retailers. Oh yes, over the past fifty years the ‘single use’ ‘free’ […]

Labour lost the 2015 General Election – ten reasons why?

 Scot Keir Hardie Labour Party founder &  first leader 1906   Oh yes, there is not one reason why Labour failed miserably to win the last General Election, is there? No, there are a multiple of reasons – but perhaps ten of them come to mind first? Was it the Leader Ed Miliband then? Well no […]

Labour well and truly lost the 2015 General Election – but whose fault was it really?

 Scot Keir Hardie Labour Party founder &  first leader 1906 Labour lost their core vote, so make no mistake about it, but this Election loss on such an epic scale puts into question the very survival of Labour as a major force let alone one of the big two. Traditional Labour supporters from the working classes […]