Category: Politics

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Babies, animals and assorted spin

AS PREDICTED, the PR bus is on the road and the pre-election photo opportunities are coming in thick and fast. First off, Nick Clegg at some hedgehog ...
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Sweaty palms and Pippa’s bum

THERE will be some sweaty palms in the corridors of Westminster and Scotland Yard as the Independent Police Complaints Commission begins its long-over...
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Why some young people choose not to vote

I’m not sure if I can really call myself a young person any more, at the ripe old age of 26, but I wanted to weigh in on the topic of young adults a...
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What does the General Election mean for Scotland?

UNLESS you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months or so, you’ll know that the majority of Scots chose to vote against independence in...
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Centrica’s Chris Weston feels the Miliband Effect as he leaves British Gas

Centrica has announced today that its managing director of International Downstream Business is leaving and is off to be CEO of temporary power compan...
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15 Pictures Politicians Wish Didn’t Exist

Life can be a cruel mistress, especially when you’re a politician and pictures of you mid-speech make their way to the internet. Still it’...
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The political week: The coalition premier who “doesn’t do pacts”

IN AN attempt not to alienate UKIP voters, representatives of the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats have spent recent weeks desperately tryi...
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The political week: Tax dodgers, Danish todgers and Boko Boris

GARY BARLOW’S tax affairs have led to calls for his OBE to be withdrawn but, unsurprisingly, these were rejected by the Prime Minister. David Ca...
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The political week: The offensive exploitation of Lee Rigby’s death

MINOR right-wing party Britain First is seeking to capitalise on the murder of a British soldier in the forthcoming European elections by adding the s...
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Disenfranchised By Politics? Not Me, I Sent Nigel A Stapler!

The political system is subject to much scrutiny. Remember when Nick Clegg made that promise? No, not the one where he said he wouldn’t let tuit...