Monthly Archives: February 2010

From the Commons to Oxford to the Holocaust– why care about India?

Which buffoon would in the present climate seek to defend MPs? Who would be that foolish to ask for instant shooting down? Me. It’s not that I have any particular liking for MPs anymore than I do for lawyers, or

From the Commons to Oxford to the Holocaust– why care about India?

Which buffoon would in the present climate seek to defend MPs? Who would be that foolish to ask for instant shooting down? Me. It’s not that I have any particular liking for MPs anymore than I do for lawyers, or

The Former Prime Minister and the Wrong Degree

The former Prime Minister Tony Blair read ‘Jurisprudence’ (Law for posh people) at university. There is much to be said however for the alternative multidisciplinary degree of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. If he had chosen that degree he may not

The Former Prime Minister and the Wrong Degree

The former Prime Minister Tony Blair read ‘Jurisprudence’ (Law for posh people) at university. There is much to be said however for the alternative multidisciplinary degree of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. If he had chosen that degree he may not

Prospective Parliamentary Candidates: the dim and the obnoxious

I have met quite a few first time prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) recently – from all parties. And am quickly under the impression you either need to be dim or obnoxious to qualify…or both. I am considering giving up being

Prospective Parliamentary Candidates: the dim and the obnoxious

I have met quite a few first time prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) recently – from all parties. And am quickly under the impression you either need to be dim or obnoxious to qualify…or both. I am considering giving up being