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May Day, May Day

The vote in the House of Commons, planned for Tuesday 11 December to determine the outcome of Theresa May’s much-hyped Brexit plan, was definitely, completely, undeniably, absolutely going to take place. Oh, what’s that? Ah, the vote has been cancelled. What a complete shambles; the government is in a complete tangle and the PM’s authority […]

No more EU referenda

When will the Remainers get it into their heads that we are not having a second referendum? It is about time the Remainers calmed down and accepted the will of the people, rather than keep trying to think of underhand ways to have another vote or to overturn Brexit altogether. I am not sure what […]

Northern Poorhouse

This photo was taken overlooking Matlock station, which is currently the most northern section of the former Derby to Manchester line that was axed by Beeching in the 1960s. It was shameful at the time that the ertswhile transport expert ordered so many viable intercity and commuter lines to be closed, but when the then […]

Life under GDPR

The EU’s draconian data protection legislation which came into force on 25 May this year, has far-reaching powers. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was designed by the Eurocrats to help protect the privacy of all its citizens, which must be a good thing, right? But, like so many of the directives that have emerged […]