Category Archives: Media

LisbonTreaty: letter to DT

In case the dear old Telegraph doesn’t publish my letter, here it is. Sir, It is a pity that your headline of yesterday (3rd. November) accused David Cameron of ‘reneging’ on his commitment to a referendum on Lisbon, when in … Continue reading

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So now we know……..

Philip Johnston (no relation, to my knowledge) in this morning’s Telegraph claims that the Euro election results were people saying ‘a plague on both your houses’ to the Tories and Labour. It might be worth pointing out to users of … Continue reading

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Election advice from the Telegraph

There’s a long editorial this morning, advising readers that ‘a vote for Ukip is a wasted vote’. I think I’ve made it fairly clear that I agree with that sentiment and the Editor’s stated reasons for holding it. Some people … Continue reading

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Sauce for the goose…………?

In an earlier post I suggested that the Telegraph was concentrating on the second homes issue to the exclusion of all else. It appears that, when it suits their purpose, they are prepared to bring up issues they have ignored … Continue reading

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What ‘The Daily Telegraph’ ISN’T telling you

While I was pleased to see local MP Edward Davey listed as a ‘saint’ this morning, I am intrigued by the following figures obtainable from the Internet and relating to last year. Credit where it’s due, he isn’t claiming for … Continue reading

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Boris and the Beeb

The BBC in London is going very much to town this week on the first anniversary of Boris Johnson’s election as Mayor. The tone of their reporting is, at it has always been, looking for things to carp about and … Continue reading

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