Monthly Archives: November 2009

Red Tories, Reagan Republicans

Two stories in yesterday’s news (Nov 27th) caught my eye.  First, someone called Phillip Blond (sic), and described as a “Tory Guru”, has come up with a series of way-out policy proposals.  He is said to have the ear of … Continue reading

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Latest podcasts now online

My latest podcasts recorded for Tory Radio are now online. The first is a podcast following my  Climate Change Conference in Brussels last week which you can listen to by clicking here. It seem as though Ed Miliband, Minister for … Continue reading

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Cameron is right on cohabitation

The Daily Mail reports that David Cameron has slapped down Henry Bellingham, a Justice Spokesman, who proposed equal rights, including property rights, for co-habiting couples, after some qualifying period of co-habitation.  He is right to do so.   Tory traditionalists … Continue reading

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An exciting renewable technology

Regular readers of this column will know that I am not impressed by the theory of anthropogenic global warming.  But I am very concerned about energy security, so I am in favour of renewables if they meet basic tests of … Continue reading

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ClimateGate: The climate scam is exposed

I have been hugely encouraged by the leaked e-mails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit (CRU), which undermine the case for global warming.  The CRU is one of the world’s leading sources of climate data, and works … Continue reading

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The BBC’s obsession with Anthropogenic Global Warming

Last Thursday, Nov 19th, I got back to Birmingham Airport in time to hear the BBC’s “Material World” programme on Radio 4 as I drove home.  Yet again, they were banging on about Climate Change, this time because a group … Continue reading

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The EU gets schizophrenia

For best part of a decade they have driven forward the EU Constitution/Lisbon Treaty.  They have ridden rough-shod over the people, over democracy, over election results, over public opinion, because the EU has no reverse gear.  They were determined to … Continue reading

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Great t-shirt slogan!

“Al Gore didn’t invent the Internet.  But he did make up Global Warming“.  This is Maggie Thauersköld, Sweden’s most prominent climate-sceptic blogger, pictured after my Nov 18th Climate-Sceptic Conference in Brux.  Find her at http://www.theclimatescam.se

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Climate Challenge in the European parliament

Have humans changed the climate?  That was the question posed on Wednesday Nov 18th in the European parliament, Brussels, at a Conference I hosted.   Nine eminent speakers from Europe and North America included Prof. Ross McKitrick, the man who … Continue reading

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Speaking up for the Derby Two

To watch me speaking up for the “Derby Two” click here.

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Making Meat Safe to Eat

During the BSE crisis I visited a local butcher, Mr Morris in South Kilworth, and was offered the opportunity to see his small abattoir.  In the small slaughter house, to my astonishment, I watched three men working, while four men, … Continue reading

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4½ billion years of earth history

Last Thursday, November 12th, I was privileged to attend a lecture and debate in Church House, Westminster, sponsored by The Spectator and chaired by Andrew Neil, entitled “Global Warming: Myth or Reality?”.  The speaker was the prominent Australian climate sceptic, … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown should not apologise for child migrants ….

There is a new vogue for national leaders to apologise for historical events and actions by their country, even when they themselves can have no personal responsibility, because the events took place before they were born, or at least when … Continue reading

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Free Societies, Free Markets

Alistair Darling (God bless him) is proposing, in the forthcoming Queen’s speech, to introduce a measure to allow the government, or the FSA, to “rip up” bankers’ contracts, if they feel that the contracts promote undue risk.   Questions are … Continue reading

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Meet the European Conservatives

My fellow Conservative MEPs along with my European colleagues in the European Conservatives group (ECR) in the European parliament have come up with a novel way to respond to comments about “faceless politicians in Brussels”.  All 54 of us now have our faces  … Continue reading

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