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“A Head full of Wee Toys”

Alex Salmond: “A Head full of Wee Toys — and all of them broken” I have known Edward Spalton for many years, both as a constituent and now as Hon Sec of the Campaign for an Independent Britain: a man of … Continue reading

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Riga Travelogue

With Latvian Soprano Sonora Vaice, who sang Violetta in Traviata The world is going to hell in a hand-cart.  A landslide tragedy in Hiroshima.  A new War with Islamist brigands in Iraq.  Refugees fleeing to Syria, or anywhere they can … Continue reading

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Wishful thinking on immigration

I have a high regard for John Hayes MP, whom I have known for many years.  But I fear his piece on immigration (Aug 11th) relied too much on rose-tinted spectacles and wishful thinking, rather than the facts as they … Continue reading

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Fraser Nelson please note:

  A managed immigration policy would facilitate asylum Generally speaking I have a high regard for journalist and commentator, Fraser Nelson, who is frequently a beacon of common sense.  However I did feel that a piece he wrote for The … Continue reading

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Russo/Green Propaganda

A new theme has emerged for opponents of shale gas.  The argument goes like this: fossil fuel companies engaged in the shale gas business in the USA are losing money.  They’ve invested more in the industry than they’ve recovered.  This … Continue reading

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Disaster, Peter? What disaster?

Peter Oborne in Tuesday’s Daily Telegraph fires off a  robust tirade against the Nanny State – plain packaging for cigarettes, health warnings on wine bottles.  Bravo, Peter!  UKIP agrees with you. There is a growing mood of opposition in the UK … Continue reading

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A lose-lose climate policy

Following a recent blog piece, one of my regular (and not always sympathetic) correspondents “Catalanbrian” raised a complaint that I hear all too often: that UKIP has ‘only one policy’  To be fair, another contributor, “Flyinthesky”, pointed out the obvious … Continue reading

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