‘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 […]

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 […]

The undemocratic, out of date, unelected, unrepresentative, overpopulated ‘House of Lords’ – it needs to go NOW?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

Assad attacks his people ‘once again’ with chemical weapons – Syria, a hell on Earth?

Well, it was back in August 2013 that PM David Cameron recalled the British parliament from its summer break over the Syrian crisis of the Bashar al-Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons there. It was Cameron’s intention that MPs voted to take part, together-with the U.S., in limited military action then, in response to the […]

The ‘Universal Credit’ benefit, together with the rest of the UK’s welfare system, is a national disaster – TIME to start ditching the whole bloody lot?

The terminal state of the British welfare state is ample summed-up by the furore that has arisen daily in recent weeks both across the airways of TV, Radio & Newspapers, and at Westminster about the ‘Universal Credit’ benefit now being widely rolled-out across the UK, wouldn’t you say? The cries from far and wide are […]

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 Scottish National Party, seemingly a dyslectic, split personality, and schizophrenic, political party –now leading the great Scottish nation into the abyss of the European Union?

  verses The Scots are a lucky race, aren’t they? Yes, not just because they have a great picturesque country, wonderful high mountains, stunning upland wilderness moors, amazing lowland countryside, beautiful scenic off shore and remote islands, crystal clear and pure thirst quenching water, astoundingly fine beef & dairy cattle, countless white & black productive […]

US President Barack Obama visits Britain to take his leave – goodbye and good riddance?

. verses United States President Barack Obama, as a leg of a European jaunt, arrived in the UK for a short visit last night, all as part of his swansong international trips that has included Argentina last month, earlier this week Saudi Arabia, then onto Germany, followed by Vietnam, Japan, Canada, Poland, China, Laos, and Peru. […]

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 […]