Monthly Archives: May 2010

A Post-Script to my BBC debate with Phil Hope (Corby)

At the recent BBC Radio Northampton debate, Phil Hope MP told a good yarn about investment in Corby.  He didn’t mention the way that the rural part of the constituency gets starved of funds while the town gets the money.  … Continue reading

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Cambridge beats Oxford in Uppingham

Last night, April 30th, I was privileged to speak in a debate at Uppingham School, in the County of Rutland, against a motion in favour of “Ever Closer Union”.  Uppingham, by the way, has magnificent buildings.  You could film Harry … Continue reading

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Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant

There have been two prominent stories in Derby recently, both of which relate to sending suspects or criminals from one country to another. There are the “Derby Two”, David Birkinshaw and Matthew Neale, accused in Riga, Latvia, on very tenuous … Continue reading

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