I recently came across this tweet below about BREXIT which establishes some context in terms of the cost of BREXIT as opposed to other deal options being pursued. The other part of this context in order to provide a fuller picture is that we should also consider the costs of […]Read More
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BREXIT Woes: The Liberal Democrats Lost in Inaction
I’ve written plenty about the dismal performance of the Liberal Democrats – a party I called my own quite a few years back until I discovered they are indeed a hopeless case and that was pre BREXIT – and I highlighted the many failures of the party during and after […]Read More
A BREXIT Nugget: What Looks like Rot, Smells like Rot Is Probably Rot; Do We Really Need to Taste It…every time?
We read today about how UK think tanks are being used as a bridge for US donors in providing access to UK government ministers and civil servants; in this case to raise cash for research to support the free-trade deals demanded by hardline Brexiters which translates to throwing our Democracy under a […]Read More
A BREXIT Nugget: Party Time, Really?
Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable denies plotting new anti-Brexit centrist party after missing an important vote on BREXIT in the House of Commons. Not sure what sort of “Party” he’s been up to but it is clear the precarious situation Liberal parties are facing in this country particularly at a time […]Read More
Vince Cable: I could become prime minister (I would say…take a deep breath and slow it down a notch)
Now I must say I’ve always respected Vince Cable as very experienced/ethical politician since the time I was member of the LibDems. However I was also one that suggested him leading the party was the wrong choice – though his experience was important to the party (related link below to […]Read More
Vince Cable: Lib Dems should emulate tactics of Emmanuel Macron (commentary)
Not too long of a commentary on this article published by the Guardian (link below) because I already put some views about party leadership for the Liberal Democrats here, so will be brief in this post; First things first; Let’s agree that Vince Cable is someone with excellent expertise deeply […]Read More
Liberal Democrats & The Search for a New Leader
The decision of Tim Farron to step down as party leader for the Liberal Democrats is in my view the right decision – not because any issues about his views on gay rights which seem to have been overblown; rather because of the party’s poor election results and the need […]Read More