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NOUS SOMMES TOUS CHARLIE

#JeSuisCharlie We should all be Charlie. Whatever or faith, whatever our religion, wherever we live, whoever we are, we must all stand together in sympathy and solidarity with the victims of the evil terrorist attack in Paris on Charlie Hebdo. … Continue reading

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DEAR VOTER IN THE SCOTTISH REFERENDUM

You have the privilege of voting in the referendum to decide the future of both Scotland and the United Kingdom. I, as a proud Scot, a proud Welshman and a proud Briton do not have this privilege. Like millions of … Continue reading

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HOW TO TELL THE SNP?

How do we point out to SNP supporters that they should vote No next Thursday to save their party, without alarming No voters? The survival of the SNP depends on a No vote. The party exists to campaign, lobby and … Continue reading

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I’VE CHANGED MY MIND ON SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

I’ve changed my mind over Scottish independence and so on which way I would vote in the referendum on 18 September. Although a Liberal and Liberal Democrat, I welcomed the SNP’s election progress from the 1967 Hamilton by-election to their … Continue reading

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Time for something different

It is surely time for something other than austerity to solve the United Kingdom’s economic woes and the Budget in a few days’ time should not impose any more cuts on the circumstances of ordinary people. Whatever politicians say when … Continue reading

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Deputy Prime Minister’s response to Leveson

10 out of 10 to the Deputy Prime Minister.  He supports Lord Justice Leveson’s report and understands public concern.  He gave a bravura performance in answering MPs’ questions, dealing with each question that was put and not dodging, as most … Continue reading

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Veto! 24+ hours on

The only honourable course for prime miniser David Cameron, chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne and foreign secretary William Hague is resignation: resignation by morning. Let people who do not hate this country and Europe take their place to try … Continue reading

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