Brexit, disenfranchisement and unavoidable consequences

Recent goings on in parliament have put me in mind of this video from Yes Minister. It continues to be remarkably current despite being about

Why are folk politically disenfranchised? Exhibit A

I wrote to my MP yesterday in the wake of the parliamentary no confidence vote in the government. I was keen to impress upon him

Unsurprising headline of the week: a banker from Sevenoaks and a pastor from Oldham disagree on the EU

My pal, Jeremy Marshall, recently wrote some thoughts on Brexit. I put the following assessment on twitter: He sent me this tongue-in-cheek reply back: As

Imposing abortion laws on Northern Ireland from Westminster belies claims to support democracy

MPs yesterday debated extending the abortion law in Northern Ireland. You can read the Guardian report here. It was interesting that the entire article was

We don’t need new law, just to apply existing rules

This should hardly need saying, but it seems it does need saying. Verbally abusing people is vile and unacceptable. It is not OK and should

An addendum on the Tim Farron ‘gay sin’ witchhunt

Yesterday, I commented on the ongoing campaign of Channel 4 News to implicate Tim Farron as a homophobe. I noted the standard Evangelical view on

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