Observations of an Expat: Nation v the World

I told you so. In all humility, I was not alone. The WHO issued a veritable flood of dire warnings. Dozens of NGOs did the same. So did an army of globalists who argued that common sense dictated that Covid is a global problem that requires global cooperation to save lives and a world economy […]

30 November 2021 – today’s press releases

Storm Arwen: Govt “abandoning” rural communities hit by power cuts Zahawi breaks yet another promise as school absences soar by 80,000 Bring back work from home to help save Christmas Storm Arwen: Govt “abandoning” rural communities hit by power cuts The Liberal Democrats have demanded that the Government provide emergency support to rural communities who […]

26 November 2021 – today’s press release

Government must reverse £30m aid cuts to Southern Africa to help tackle new variant The Liberal Democrats have demanded that the government reverse aid cuts and launch an emergency Covid support fund, to help countries in Southern Africa contain the new variant spreading there. Analysis by the Liberal Democrats has found that the UK is […]

North Shropshire Tory candidate: health provision is a commodity and NHS staff not heroes

No one is surprised that the state of our health services has emerged has a major battleground in the by-election. Nationally, GPs and hospitals have been buckling under the strain of dealing with Covid-19 and the backlog of diagnoses and treatment. Here in Shropshire, our hospitals have suffered decades of mismanagement, pipedreams and scandals. The […]

World Review: COP26, sleaze, Africa at war and Covid

COP26 negotiators have as of this writing (Friday) entered the final stages of a draft agreement. It’s not great news for Planet Earth. So far, the gathered pledges will reduce temperature rises from the current 2.5 degree level to 2.4 degrees centigrade—well short of the 1.5 degree limit which climatologists say is the maximum the […]