Author Archives: rogeroffice

An Open Letter to Fraser Nelson

Dear Fraser, I am a regular reader of your columns, and generally speaking an admirer of your practical and common-sense approach to political issues.  However I have recently noticed an increasingly pro-Tory and anti-UKIP bias, which I fear is leading … Continue reading

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The hidden costs of wind energy

The wind industry loves to claim that it’s approaching “Grid Parity” with proper grown-up generation.  But to do this they simply ignore the layer after layer of extra costs associated with wind. There are all the regressive subsidies to landowners, … Continue reading

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£1.7 bn for the Brussels Begging Bowl

  £1.7 bn for the Brussels Begging Bowl It is an outrage that Brussels has ambushed the British Prime Minister with an unexpected demand for an extra £1.7 billion — based on their re-assessment of Britain’s economic growth.  And David … Continue reading

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Is David Cameron making a fool of himself?

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Can’t Pay: Won’t Pay

Is David Cameron making a fool of himself? He reacted to Brussels’ sudden demand for £1.7 billion (yes, that’s Billion with a “B”, not million with an “M”) with apoplectic outrage.  It was wrong.  It was unacceptable.  He absolutely refused … Continue reading

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Bob Neill’s EU Referendum Bill

Bob Neill clearly has the enthusiastic support of his Tory colleagues Business for Britain is a great think-tank and campaigning organisation.  Recently they’ve been writing to businesses asking them to sign up to support Bob Neill’s EU Referendum Bill.  This is the … Continue reading

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Business supports Britain’s EU membership …. …..doesn’t it?

Whenever we get into a debate about EU membership, the euro-luvvies will come up with the assertion that all of British business, and all the British businesses groups like the CBI and BCC, support EU membership.  Heads of large companies, especially … Continue reading

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