Category Archives: UK

A 2nd Brexit Vote is indeed The Only Democratic Option. But….

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It seems to me that it would be totally unreasonable – and, in fact, totally undemocratic for there not to be a 2nd ballot. There can surely be no disagreement that though the 1st Brexit referendum called for a vote … Read more...

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BREXIT: It’s not too late to stop this MADNESS!

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Almost 50 years ago, I well remember seeing the Ken Russell film, The Witches (1971), in which group madness takes over the inhabitants of a town resulting in the burning on the stake of the central character of the film … Read more...

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Could Ruth Davidson be the saviour of The Tories & The UK?

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HRH & Mrs Mayhem @ Buck House.

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A View of Islington North from London Bridge

Late Saturday I wrote the piece below on my voting intentions. I put it aside upon learning of horrendous events that occurred on London Bridge at 10 pm that night. My first inclination was not to post it at all, Read more...

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General Election Special: The Ericle is hoping for A General Reaction

One week tomorrow The United Kingdom goes to the polls. I can not recall an election so lacking in public energy in my lifetime. And I don’t believe that this is because I am a Grumpy Senior muttering to  that … Read more...

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A Lib-Lab Pact, anybody?

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The Referendum was ultimately not called to settle the issues it was claimed to address. It was about one thing: a divided Conservative Party and a Prime Minister wanting to flush out rebels in the party, in order to assert … Read more...

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A good morning to wake up and smell the coffee

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Last night’s by-election results are very indicative:
  • the Stoke-on-Trent result shows that, even in ‘Brexit heartland’, Brexit was not a vote for extremism
  • Labour under Corbyn by not holding on to Copeland, a seat it won in the General Election,
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Dear Tony Blair

From: Eric Wilton 

Subject: Brexit

Date: 17 February 2017 at 17:27:13 GMT

To: info@tonyblairoffice.org

Dear Tony Blair

As somebody who has changed my mind* on Brexit, I applaud your speech today and support its ambitions.

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What a swell party this is! Not!

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From: Eric Wilton 

Subject: Membership Number LXXXX217

Date: 28 August 2016 at 12:43:56 BST

To: labourmembership@labour.org.uk

Hello

I am writing to let you know that I am leaving The Labour Party and that I  have cancelled my monthly direct debit Read more...

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