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30th June 2011

Watching Westminster - Calm down and carry on

Making changes quickly and without upset is easier said than done.WE ARE BEGINNING to get a feel for how this government handles pressure. Plans rarely turn out the way they were meant to and David Cameron is seeing this first hand as he assesses his init...

16th March 2011

Who Is Ed Balls The New Labour Party Shadow Chancellor?

What does the public know about the new Labour shadow chancellor Ed Balls who has taken over from Alan Johnson who rather sadly left the Labour front bench over what he said were 'personal issues'. However we do know that Ed Balls was not the initial c...

18th February 2011

Ex Prime Minister Blair Criticised Over War Decisions From A Sofa Government

Two previous chiefs of the UK civil service have stated before the Chilcot Iraq inquiry that Tony Blair took the UK to war in Iraq with out the approval of his cabinet. Both Lord Turnbull and Lord Wilson of Dinton totally refuted the claims made by ex ...

15th February 2011

Ex Prime Minisiter Gordon Brown Fears His Mobile Was Hacked

Gordon Brown has contacted the Police to state that his mobile phone might have been illegaly listened to while he was in the Labour Government. It is not clear as to whether he thinks his message box was listened to or his actual voice transmission. ...

10th February 2011

What Does John Prescott Think Of Ed Miliband?

It required a luxury cruise on a Cunard liner for John Prescott's candid feelings about Tony Blair, Grumpy Gordon Brown and Red Ed Miliband to be revealed. Some 700 passengers on the Queen Mary 2 the Cunard flagship received the benefit of the fomer de...

04th February 2011

Is Ed Miliband A Tax Expert?

So what can be said about Ed Miliband the new Labour leader and his belief that the VAT rise from 17.5% to 20% is the wrong tax at the wrong time? Is it in fact that Ed Miliband is the wrong leader at the wrong time? Before we consider that questio...

23rd September 2010

Is all this bullying stuff just a lot of bull...?

Recent accusations of bullying and uncivil behaviour on Prime Minister Gordon Brown has cast a long shadow on 10, Downing street, these accusations portray Mr Brown as a screaming, hostile and intimidating person who flings missiles, shoves people around ...

13th May 2010

A hung parliament? what does this mean for markets worldwide?

Money markets across the globe are predicting that there might be a slim chance of hung parliament in the UKA hung Parliament is a particularly intriguing outcome, given it has not occurred since a brief Labour-Liberal coalition in 1974.Reuters highlights...

11th May 2010

Why Does Gordon Brown Not Resign?

Gordon Brown has confirmed that he is fighting for his political survival. He is still claiming that the result he wishes to see is yet another outright victory for Labour. Unfortunately for him the polls are clearly saying that the chance of such ...

27th April 2010

The Press as a Tool for Political Condemnation

The televised Prime Ministerial debates have added a compelling new edge to the electioneering campaigns of all parties. One of the most notable and potentially momentous implications of this new form of political canvassing has been the unexpected leap i...

27th April 2010

Should Gordon Brown Form a Coalition ?

Can Gordon Brown form a coalition and if so with who? The question that many people would like to know in the run up to the UK General Election on 6th May 2010 is whether Nick Clegg of the Liberal Democrats will work with Gordon Brown the current leade...

23rd April 2010

Who Lost The UK 7 Billion ?

It is estimated that £7 billion sterling has been lost by the premature sales of the British gold reserves when prices were at a record 20 year low. Doesn't seem like a canny move does it? It has been reported that Gordon Brown has been ordered und...

22nd April 2010

How do you Judge Gordon Brown

How should we judge Gordon Brown's performance of the economy as Chancellor and latterly as Prime Minister of Britain? The Labour Government under Tony Blair come to power in the May of 1997 and had inherited a strong economy together with the granary ...

19th April 2010

Election Debate and Political Body Language

Tonight sees the first of three historic live debates between the three main party leaders Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg. All week I've been doing interviews as to what we should be looking for in the body language of the three as they pe...

16th April 2010

Vote for Gordon Brown

What ever we may think of Gordon Brown he does appear to be a great survivor but I think in many ways he reminds me of a captain on a ship that has lost control of its steering,navigation and radar systems and is in fog. There are tricky waters and sto...

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