From the daily archives:

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Week 5: Villain – Nick Clegg

February 3, 2013

Our award for the greatest villain of the last week goes to the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg “Right now there is a great rift in our education system between our best schools, most of which are private, and the schools ordinary families rely on. That is corrosive for our society and damaging to our […]

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Week 5: Hero – Margaret Hodge MP

February 3, 2013

This Week’s Hero of the Week is the MP for Barking and Chair of the Public Accounts Committee – Margaret Hodge MP In the last couple of years, perhaps longer some might say, the Select Committees have been more effective at scrutinising the work of Government and indeed responding to the concerns of the population […]

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Week 5: Prat – Philip Hammond

February 3, 2013

This Week’s Prat of the Week is Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond for failing to google ‘Mali’ before making a House of Commons statement on what is going on in the country Philip  Hammond is generally viewed as one of the brighter Tories in the cabinet.  He is spoken of sometimes as a […]

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Gay Marriage: It’s Not Going To Be Compulsory

February 3, 2013

I am really truly puzzled by the extent of the opposition within the Conservative ranks to gay marriage.   The Sunday Telegraph reports today that up to 180 Tory MPs are going to vote against the legalisation of gay marriage when it comes before the House of Commons on Tuesday.    Those likely to oppose the Bill […]

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