The Game’s Afoot

They’re off! We’re now into the election of the next Conservative party leader. It feels a bit like the Grand National. Time, perhaps, to have a wee flutter. Which ones of them will fall as they jump the hurdles? And...

Boris’ Tax Cut – It’s Eyecatching But The Wrong One

Boris Johnson is suggesting that he should mark his ascension to the throne by having a large and lovely tax cut. Yes, good idea, why not? However, he's rather aiming his fiscal power at the wrong part of the...

Thank God For Granny – You’re 50 Before You’re Mature Enough To Vote Tory

That the old and the young vote differently is true. Which is why we should all be giving thanks to Granny. For it's only at about the age when one is likely to be enjoying that second generation of...

The Defence Of The Realm As A Political Football

We've had a flurry of stories about how Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Defence, is muscling up to the Prime Minister; such as some seriously lively tales here. Furious Mr Williamson warned the Prime Minister that if she...

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That there are transexuals and always have been is an obvious statement about the human condition. That one may be of whatever sex it...