Money, Government constitutional change and Local Liberation…

There is an interesting article in the FT that suggests we should be abolishing the House of Lords in order to fix the democratic deficit. Regional inequality, the same article suggests, is entwined with the democratic deficit. I rather thought that the democratic deficit was something that was supposed to be unique to the EU… Read more

Johnson’s ‘Global Britain’..

…Would appear to be code not just for a simple lack of diplomacy but for wonderful and world-beating, world-wide incompetence. They are caught without any preparation for the withdrawal from Afghanistan – even though the foreign office had already reported in January that preparations should be made. The Foreign Secretary of the time had not… Read more

Mutual Banking…

I think it is worth drawing attention to the latest newsletter of the South West Mutual – a fledgling co-operative bank that is trying to establish itself as the first such institution in the UK. Those that consider we have already a Co-operative Bank are obviously correct – but not in reality – as it… Read more