Monthly Archives: March 2015

Devolution and the House of Lords

Robert Henderson There is one important aspect of the devolution mess created since 1997 which receives little or no attention in the mainstream media or from mainstream politicians, namely, the role of the House of Lords.  As things stand  all … Continue reading

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The Archers: an everyday story of simple ever more absurd storylines folk

Robert Henderson What a remarkable place is  Ambridge. In an England experiencing  normal  rather dry winter weather Ambridge is in currently in  the grip of what one can only imagine is a  monsoon  that  has escaped from the tropics and … Continue reading

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Devolving powers to Manchester is the thin end of the Balkanising of England wedge

Robert Henderson The government have recently  announced the passing of responsibility for the £6 billion of NHS money spent   in the  Greater Manchester  area to a consortium of ten local councils.   This is in addition to the creation of a Mayor for … Continue reading

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