Monthly Archives: April 2010

Batsqueak from UKIP

A small UKIP leaflet was delivered by the postman this morning. The good thing about it was that it was devoid of the unpleasant negativity of the Liberal Democrat efforts on which I have commented earlier. It didn’t have room … Continue reading

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More squeaks from the hoarse ‘Voice’

Mr. Davey claims to have saved Surbiton Hospital. Nonsense – that was a community effort involving Councillors for Surbiton Hill ward first , followed by others. The ‘Comet’ got involved very early on. Public concern was raised and there were … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Policy 4: Open door

Policies: At no time in the last 13 years have the Lib Dems opposed Labour’s de facto open door policy, that has seen immigration to Britain soar by at least 2.5 million since 1997. One must assume, therefore, that this … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Policy 2: Europe

by Paul Johnston Policy stance: Strongly committed to European federalism and joining the Euro at the earliest opportunity. Want to give up our remaining opt outs from various EU policies and join in with schemes like the European arrest warrant, … Continue reading

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Out of the horse’s mouth

I am indebted to my colleague Darren Spraggs for drawing my attention to this. The Source is as stated. The ideas apply just as much to national as to local politics. Let us consider the idea of the Lib Dems … Continue reading

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On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring!

The other piece of Lib Dem propaganda to appear on Tuesday was a big glossy from the former MP – I say ‘former’ because Parliament is now dissolved and he holds no public office whatever at the moment. Again we … Continue reading

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Shame about Mr. Rosenthal

The names of parliamentary candidates are not yet finalised here in Kingston & Surbiton, however a list of the likeliest runners and riders has been circulating. Apart from the ones you’d expect there will also be a Monster Raving Loony. … Continue reading

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