Category Archives: Devolution

Cameron is unwittingly preparing the way for Scotland to become independent

Robert Henderson All the signs are that the incoming Tory government is  going to pander incontinently  to the Scottish National Party (SNP)  and grant ever greater devolved  powers to Scotland, viz Cameron saying  post-election  “In Scotland our plans are to … Continue reading

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Reasons why Ukip will underperform in the upcoming election

This article was originally published by the Occidental Quarterly  Robert Henderson Editor’s note: Robert Henderson recently sent me a link to his article, “British Future report says 25% of British adults want all immigrants repatriated” which discusses a survey showing a … Continue reading

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Britain needs electoral reform but the abolition of first past the post  (FPTP) is not the answer

Robert Henderson As parties outside the British political mainstream garner more and more support the call for electoral reform will increase.. It is not simply that the coming general election will produce a House of Commons whose representation will be  … Continue reading

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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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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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Why a Labour/SNP coalition could spell the end of Labour as a major party

Robert Henderson There is a better than sporting chance that Labour and the SNP could form a coalition after the coming General Election.  Polls suggest that Labour will lose the vast majority of the 41 seats they currently hold in … Continue reading

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Film review: ’71 – Life with the safety catch off

Main cast Jack O’Connell as Gary Hook Richard Dormer as Eamon Charlie Murphy as Brigid David Wilmot as Boyle Sean Harris as Captain Sandy Browning Killian Scott as James Quinn Sam Reid as Lt. Armitage Barry Keoghan as Sean Paul … Continue reading

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