Britain’s wonderful NHS has just had its 70th birthday – will it still be with us to see its 80th?

  There was much flag waving and badges wearing four weeks ago when the National Health Service turned 70, as understandably it was a big opportunity to celebrate, wasn’t it? Some of us though instead had a tear in our eye. That was because we have been around a long while, we have been there since […]

Council elections May 2018 were another Labour damp squib, another nail in its coffin – and the final rejection of a future Corbyn Premiership?

  Many will be confused about the result of last week’s UK local elections, won’t they? Yep, you see ALL the main parties have claimed “success”, and the non-mentally challenged amongst us know quite well that that just can’t be right, can it? In all honesty, the only thing that really happened was the ‘not-unexpected’ […]

The undemocratic, out of date, unelected, unrepresentative, overpopulated ‘House of Lords’ – it needs to go NOW?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

The England Hospital doctors are going back on strike next month – an incompetent ‘Jeremy Hunt’?

  At the beginning of the year, our so-called ‘junior doctors’ in our hospitals across the Country came out on a set of unprecedented strikes, and because their dispute with the Government has still not been resolved in the past eight months, they are coming out again with increased intensity, aren’t they? Make no mistake […]

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 […]

A one year old baby boy is dead –badly let down by the NHS and the system?

  A tragic story has just come to widespread public notice with a damning Report just published about a very sick infant (William Mead) who died overnight at home, despite his parents having repeatedly sought medical care for their poor little boy. One’s initial reaction is that being realistic, we all understand that doctors are […]

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 […]

Many Hospital doctors have gone on strike today – what has the Government done to the NHS now?

Yep, the headlines have hit the newspapers and the rest of the wires, but hoards of our so-called ‘junior doctors’ in our hospitals across the Country have come out on strike today from 8 am (they will though still be on duty to provide emergency cover throughout the day). Many thousands of elective operations have […]

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’ […]