Fifty Years On: Brexit Under Threat

31st January 2023 8

Fifty years ago, Britain joined the EEC (European Economic Community). Much was made then and since by Europhiles, who claimed Britain should have joined much earlier, and by many others that by then we had joined much too late. Of course, Britain did try to join earlier, in 1961, not long after the EEC was formed in 1957. And then … [Read on]

How the myth of a ‘free’ NHS kills.

3rd January 2023 7

Imagine a free airline that sets no limit on the number of passengers that can board an aircraft. There would be crash after crash. Would the public be content to watch a jumbo jet in flames almost every week? It is exactly what is going on in the NHS, with 500 patients dying each week for lack of attention. The … [Read on]

Whitehall’s sneering contempt for us

2nd January 2023 2

“Matthew Rycroft,” reported the Daily Telegraph on the 29.12.22,  “the most senior civil servant in the Home Office during the failure to tackle the surge in small boats crossing the English Channel has received a knighthood in the New Year Honours,” The article went on , “Mr Rycroft has overseen major backlogs in dealing with passport applications and defended the right of … [Read on]