Tag Archives: POLITICS

  1. Perhaps now is the time to value our politicians #JoCox

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    June 16, 2016 by Paul Goldsmith

    To anyone who thinks that politicians are all the same, I give you Jo Cox. To anyone who thinks that …
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  2. Homosexuality, dead dogs and hit men – the strange life of Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe

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    December 14, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The recent death of Jeremy Thorpe shines a light on one of the most controversial political lives. It is a …
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  3. Gordon Brown’s retirement..Bye Bye Bruiser

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    December 2, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    It has seemed obvious for the last four years, as Gordon Brown slinked into the background, so rarely reappearing in …
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  4. Farewell Alex Salmond, one of the greatest politicians of our generation

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    September 20, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    There is a story that about two years’ ago, Alex Salmond requested a meeting with George Osborne, I imagine to …
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  5. Assisted Dying…the debate continues

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    July 31, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Friday a fortnight ago saw British pluralist democracy offer an excellent demonstration of what it is capable of. Whilst I …
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  6. Haringey Council should invoice Ed Balls for some of the £600,000 they have had to pay Sharon Shoesmith

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    July 24, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    There is a good case for Labour Shadow chancellor Ed Balls contributing out of his own pocket to Sharon Shoesmith’s …
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  7. Gove’s removal means the election was put above education

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    July 18, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    During his time as Education Secretary, Michael Gove would often quote a passage of Machiavelli: ‘There is nothing more difficult, …
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