Johnbarstow

Johnbarstow

51p

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3 days ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Conservatives should t... · 4 replies · +1 points

On the other hand Johnson’s advocacy of a Belfast - Galloway fixed link would be good for his all - union credentials.

Repealing the complex rules on “English Votes for English Laws” would be also be a welcome step in light of the divisive Brexit issue.

5 days ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Rupert Barnes: Let's d... · 0 replies · +1 points

An English Parliament will be lunacy. Most of us English are sensible pragmatic creatures - and quite content with the wider UK identity.

5 days ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Rupert Barnes: Let's d... · 2 replies · +1 points

A focus on counties across the UK is good. Devolution to counties would have been preferable to divisive national devolution within the UK. The labour leader of no to devolution in wales made this point.

5 days ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Rupert Barnes: Let's d... · 1 reply · +1 points

A modicum of Sunday rest was good for individuals and families alike. Deregulation of Sunday trading hours was rather at odds with Major’s Back to Basics

1 week ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Alex Morton: If Brexit... · 0 replies · +1 points

However politics is also the art of the possible...

1 week ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Ten reasons why the se... · 4 replies · +1 points

The genius of New Labour and it’s communication wS in broadening appeal and getting the most “unlikely” to vote Labour....

Getting the buy in of the 52% means broadening appeal. This would mean gaining concessions from EU to make membership infinitely more palatable to leavers such as a matter document of freedom to do deals with “3rd countries”.

I say this as a remainer, although not remoaner.

8 weeks ago @ http://www.conservativ... - The best way to broade... · 2 replies · +1 points

And by the way the best education is the university of life - not stupid classrooms.

8 weeks ago @ http://www.conservativ... - The best way to broade... · 1 reply · +1 points

We must realize the politics of grammar schools are toxic. In this context Cameron’s instincts were correct.

9 weeks ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Jonathan Clark: Brexit... · 0 replies · +1 points

Ultimately we are a parliamentary democracy and MPs are reps not delegates.

They have made a decision by legislation to refer the EU to referenda. And Parliament are in process of implementing it.

And MPs are answerable for this decision to refer to the people come re-election.

9 weeks ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Andrew Potter: Buildin... · 0 replies · +1 points

We need a latterday version of the Macmillan program - and UK wide.

Such a program is necessary and will pay electoral dividend for May’s Conservatives as it did for MacMillan’s Conservatives.