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A View From Westminster: EU Splinters

An impetuous push for independence by the Catalans, coupled with a ham-fisted hardline response from the Spanish Government in Madrid has given the country its biggest constitutional crisis in the 42 years since the death of the dictator General Franco.

View from Westminster: Housing Needs

Last week The Prime Minister called in Britain’s biggest house builders to a summit at No 10 to take personal charge of fixing the broken housing market.

Capitalism is OK

Conference season is now over and clear divisions have emerged between the two main parties; cradle-to-grave statism versus free market economics and capitalism.

Summer Recess

Exmouth Journal

This week Parliament breaks up for the Summer recess and not a moment too soon! MPs from across the floor are tired and fractious and need to regenerate themselves before an Autumn session when difficult decisions will have to be made.

BLOG: DUP DEAL

DUP DEAL

With Britain embarking on momentous changes in its trading and diplomatic relationships and with Labour consumed by a damaging ideological struggle, the last thing the country needs is another general election, soon.

BLOG: Birds and Bees and Brexit

I’m not really a believer in click campaigning, and certainly not if I’m being bulldozed into signing pledges for PR reasons by political opponents who are using scaremongering as an election platform tactic.

BLOG: North Korea

I can’t remember a period in my lifetime when the world looked a scarier place than now. Warnings are coming thick and fast. China believes war in Korea could break out at any moment.