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Pick of the Pops: Eye Do It

In the Budget of 1983, the last that Geoffrey Howe was to present as chancellor of the exchequer, it was announced that the Enterprise Allowance Scheme – trialled the previous year – was to be rolled out across the country. 378 more words


Dead Sheep ~ Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Dead Sheep is at http://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/ until Saturday 1 October 2016 and continues to tour the UK afterwards, tour dates and more information can be found here: … 645 more words


The donkeys

It was in 1965 that Conservative Party MPs were allowed to vote on their leader for the first time. Since then, there have been eight leadership contests. 202 more words


Love Our NHS? Prove It With Your Vote In The EU Referendum, Part 3

The Remain campaign are going to tell lots of apocalyptic, scaremongering and false tales about how leaving the European Union would destroy the NHS. But that does not mean that Brexit campaigners should stoop to their level… 1,277 more words

UK Politics

Howzat for an Analogy?!

On Tuesday I went to the splendid and richly historic city of Oxford, a place with far too much to see and experience in just the one day. 561 more words