Monthly Archives: September 2008

Energy Security: the Killer Directive

I have written extensively on energy issues.  But there is one particular problem that I have not mentioned, and that is the EU’s Large Combustion Plant Directive.  It was mentioned by Tim Boswell MP at a meeting of Conservatives in … Continue reading

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The death of capitalism?

Politicians are frequently criticised for having pre-packaged opinions on every subject under the sun, so it’s a refreshing change to take stick for not having expressed a view on a current issue.   A recipient of my newsletter is upset … Continue reading

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The Freedom Zone is perhaps the biggest fringe event that has ever happened at a Party Conference.  Organised by The Freedom Association, it will be two whole days of events — Monday 29th September and Tuesday 30th, in the Austin … Continue reading

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Roger Helmer on Sarah Palin

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UK’s energy crisis — the storm is about to break

No matter how confident you are in your opinions, it’s always good when others come out of the woodwork to support your point of view.   I’ve been batting on for some time about the threat to Britain’s energy security … Continue reading

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Fringe meeting at a fringe Party Conference

Yesterday I addressed The Freedom Association (TFA) fringe meeting at the Lib-Dem Party Conference.  After a journey from Brussels too challenging to describe (I’m trying not to take the Channel Tunnel fire personally), I found myself in a meeting room … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Challenge to the Rule of Law

In Maidstone Crown Court, Six Greenpeace climate change activists have been cleared of causing £30,000 of criminal damage at the Kingsnorth coal-fired power station, in a verdict that is expected to embarrass the government and lead to more direct action … Continue reading

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