When human rights lawyers and doctors are your enemy then you’re probably making a mistake – and other advice I’d give to Theresa May in person if necessary – Yet another edition of ‘Said today by Theresa May’ 

(Cover image courtesy of 'The Spectator' they also have a great transcript of the speech I cover here: http://specc.ie/2dJB8Zm) Every time I mention Theresa May in this blog it's usually an act of critisism - and while I'd like to say that today is the day all of this changes I am not in the … Continue reading When human rights lawyers and doctors are your enemy then you’re probably making a mistake – and other advice I’d give to Theresa May in person if necessary – Yet another edition of ‘Said today by Theresa May’ 

History circle with Chuka Umunna! – A mixed response to comments by Chuka Umunna on immigration and community cohesion 

'Immigrants must make an effort to integrate into local communities even if they only move to Britain for a short period, Chuka Umunna has said. The former shadow business secretary said he was “worried” about the impact of immigration on the country, including the local tensions it can create' Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/politics/chuka-umunna-immigrants-must-integrate-not-getting-involved-not-option/ Whenever immigration … Continue reading History circle with Chuka Umunna! – A mixed response to comments by Chuka Umunna on immigration and community cohesion 

Does – or should – Aristotle’s ‘Relatively disinterested group of well educated men’ idea of politicians work in the 21st century?  

I have recently started studying politics - beyond the realm of watching the #biscuitgate hashtag - at a serious degree level  This is a new experience and an exciting one - also a scary one but that's half the fun  When reading my textbook I came across Aristotle's quote about who should best run a … Continue reading Does – or should – Aristotle’s ‘Relatively disinterested group of well educated men’ idea of politicians work in the 21st century?  

God said Adam and Eve not ‘Festive Trees’ & Extraordinary Safe Spaces! – The Return of ‘Said Today By Theresa May’

I did not start this blog just to criticise Theresa May - but bere I am once again criticising Theresa May  Actually to start I have to say that I disagreed with a lot of what Theresa May said today at PMQs (though she didn't actually say much and avoided the questions for the most … Continue reading God said Adam and Eve not ‘Festive Trees’ & Extraordinary Safe Spaces! – The Return of ‘Said Today By Theresa May’