Are ‘the Excluded’ simply the liberal elite?

Gina Miller has an interesting article in the ‘I’ entitled “Covid-19 financial aid: Why is the chorus of support for the forgotten three million falling on deaf ears?” It is a worthy question which she tries to answer herself: based on conversations with politicians who follow the same ideological beliefs concerning the economic, social and… Read more

‘Term Funding Schemes’ updated – a quick fix?

There is something called the Term Funding Scheme, which was an initiative to ensure the passing on to commercial borrowers of the Bank of England’s recently lowered rates. There is now another scheme, called the Term Funding Scheme with additional incentives for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)s, which is orientated especially towards small companies and… Read more

The noise of government ‘playing’ us

According to this shameful article by Housing Secretary and three houses Robert Jenrick, who has even now, failed to resolve the cladding crisis caused by the Grenfell Tower fire, nonetheless now he has time, in the middle of this pandemic, to turn his attention to the important matter of statues and streetnames as written up… Read more

An advantage Labour should not pass up

There is an interesting article here by UK in a Changing Europe, examining the population decline in the UK. Of course those terrible, pesky immigrants have left – in large numbers, maybe even up to a million. Surely we should be no more than relieved? Perhaps…And this is not necessarily of consequence – though those… Read more

Whither free broadband?

According to John McDonnell MP When I published Labour’s policy on free broadband in November 2019 I said “It’s about large numbers of children being able to do their homework properly, and have the speed of connectivity.” The BBC described it as Broadband Communism. Interesting how relevant it’s now become. Isn’t it just? Mind you… Read more