Published Monday 1 September, 2014
With just over a couple of weeks to go to an event where a small minority of a Nation could well destroy my Country without any participation from the majority (some exercise in democracy that, Mr Salmond!) I do not intend here to rehearse again the reasons why the constituent parts of the United Kingdom would be better off being together rather than apart.
Published Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Everywhere I go around the Country, each business I visit, large & small, the story is the same: the UK is doing rather well!
Published Thursday 17 July, 2014
There are certain issues in our Society of a non-economic or foreign policy nature that conjure up strongly held views for and against, that are often so contentious that people can see and understand (if not agree with) both sides of the argument
Published Friday 2 May, 2014
Over the next year, dear reader, we are all going to be subsumed in a psephological delight; bet that's a surprise! Psephos is Classical Greek for a pebble and that is what was caste by the first users of a democratic form of Government to register their vote. I reckon that the slaves doing the bidding of those early Democrats didn't feel a particularly participative atmosphere about the whole exercise, but all great systems have to start somewhere! So that tiny pebble in ancient Athens gave its name to the study of elections: psephology. And we are sure going to have a few of those coming our way over the next twelve months.
Published Thursday 13 March, 2014
Yet another British subject is about to be badly let down by our Government
Published Thursday 2 January, 2014
Thoughts For The New Year from Lord Digby Jones.
Published Friday 8 November, 2013
In UK businesses, small and large, there are definite signs of greater economic activity. The not-so-good news is that we still have it all to do. But we're held back by a European club which will undo our progress.
Published Monday 23 September, 2013
In UK businesses small and large, there are the definite signs of greater economic activity and more confidence. Not a boom but all the indicators are pointing in the right direction. That is the good news; the not-so-good news is that we still have it all to do....
Published Friday 20 September, 2013
Globalisation doesn't take prisoners". "This is Asia's Century". "Export or die". Through inactivity, vacillation, timorous party political back-sliding, those we elect to govern us are in the process of destroying one of the few globally competitive positions we hold.... A great trading nation... Simply by doing NOTHING.