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Elderly Care and Overseas Aid

Well it had to happen sooner or later but it has recently been announced that the UK is funding elderly care in China. China is a country with a nuclear industry, a space industry and one of the largest economies in the world and yet we are funding the care of their elderly. And what … Continue reading

Parliamentary Beer Subsidies

We are doing away with 1000 years of tradition, so say some MP’s after the decision to do away storing state documents on vellum. They are complaining that the Lords have decided that they should do this to save about £80,000 a year. They are saying things like if it wasn’t for vellum we wouldn’t … Continue reading

The Westminster Bubble Warp

I have heard of the Westminster bubble and used the phrase Westminster bubble wrap but I think the Westminster bubble warp fits a lot letter. I discovered this phrase after a typo. It has nothing to do with Captain Kirk and Star Trek as I don’t think politicians can move that fast but what it … Continue reading

Vote No or Yes or Maybe

I see that David Cameron has told his MP’s to ignore their local associations and back Europe by doing what’s in your heart rather than what might be advantageous this way or that way. In other words he is suggesting that his MP’s follow him and don’t follow the people who decided to “elect” their … Continue reading