Category Archives: Politics

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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On the elephant in the room

The other piece of literature was the latest glossy featuring Mr. Ed Davey. He begins by saying, ‘After 13 years of Labour, we’ve all had enough. Gordon Brown has failed us.’ Couldn’t agree more! He then implies that the way … Continue reading

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Lib Dems still out of Focus!

Quite a day! Two pieces of Lib Dem literature through the letter box in one day.  Both together, to be fair! One local one announced that three experienced local campaigners had been chosen to fight the ward I live in. … Continue reading

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On becoming a senior citizen

I believe the saying has it ‘what goes around comes around’.  So take heart, younger readers – or not, depending on your politics! 40 years ago I was 25 for the first time. From 1967 onwards we’d had huge poll … Continue reading

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Sir Humphrey lives in Kingston

I attended a meeting organised by Tolworth and Hook Rise Conservatives on Friday evening. The hot topic was the Council’s plans for the improvement of Tolworth Broadway. Much discussed was the consultation questionnaire the Council had put out to selected … Continue reading

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‘Closure? Forget it!’ says doctor

We had a highly successful ward social event on Saturday evening, attended by 48 people, including MEP Syed Kamall and GLA member Tony Arbour. One lady, attending one of her first such events, told of a friend who had asked … Continue reading

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