Pensioners Beware This Has Not Gone Away – The SNP Would Have No Part In Policies Such As This – Westminster Unionists Would

  Lord BichardLord Bichard   2013: Retired people could do work for pensions Lord Bichard, a former benefits chief, said “imaginative” ideas were needed to meet the cost of an ageing society. And although such a move might be controversial, it would stop older people being a “burden on the state”. The peer is aContinue reading “Pensioners Beware This Has Not Gone Away – The SNP Would Have No Part In Policies Such As This – Westminster Unionists Would”

MP’s Expecting To Get Paid Loadsa More Money In The Next Westminster Parliament – For Less Hours Of Work. Nice One!

Inflation-busting increase is expected to be announced after the May General Election A 2014 IPSA survey showed many MPs believe they should be paid £86,000 a year – with some backbenchers insisting they should get more than £100,000. Instead, Labour and Tory sources say Sir Ian Kennedy, head of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)Continue reading “MP’s Expecting To Get Paid Loadsa More Money In The Next Westminster Parliament – For Less Hours Of Work. Nice One!”

No Mean City – An English Journalist Pronounces On The Savages North Of Hadrians Wall

  David Cameron &  Andrew Gilligan     11 April 2015: The bullying behind the SNP’s smiles – An article written by Andrew Gilligan Scots separatists’ leaders may present a respectable face to voters but at grassroots level some members are less genial  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/general-election-2015/11529177/The-bullying-behind-the-SNPs-smiles.html       A response fom Calton Jock Reading Andrew Gilligan’sContinue reading “No Mean City – An English Journalist Pronounces On The Savages North Of Hadrians Wall”

Jim Murphy’s Ding A Ling – Attacking Silly Billy Parking Restrictions – Responding to His Constituents Petition Clear Cut? Not A Bit of It

    A typical Murphy ding-a-ling. Organise a photoshoot. Highlight and embarass the target. Propose remedial measures so Jim looks good.     August 2013: Harsh Parking Enforcement Measures Condemned and the Case of the Missing 800 Signature Petition Barrhead’s MP Jim Murphy released the findings of a local survey he conducted with businesses inContinue reading “Jim Murphy’s Ding A Ling – Attacking Silly Billy Parking Restrictions – Responding to His Constituents Petition Clear Cut? Not A Bit of It”