Theodore Dalrymple; Old Spanish Minicab Practices

5th March 2016 0

The reason for the change, he told me, was economy. Before the change, the mentally handicapped were taken individually to school in taxis at a cost of £1000 a day. Now they go in a minibus at a cost of £250 a day. The question, of course, is why this economy was not made before it became financially impossible to … [Read on]

REFERENDUM WATCH: The Molehill Summit

2nd March 2016 0

My father, living in a more robust, less politically correct age than ours, was fond of repeating this adage from his youth: ‘If ifs and ands made pots and pans there’d be no need for tinkers’ hands’. That’s the deal David Cameron has made with the EU at the end of the summit in Brussels on Friday 19th February. He … [Read on]