It’s not even a year since I started this blog, and I have to say that I’m incredibly pleased I did.
I am trying to come to terms with Esther Rantzen’s decision to stand in Luton South at the next election as an anti-sleaze candidate (even though the wrong-doing MP has already announced her resignation).
One of the books in me is The Aborted Politician, a look at those people who created an embryonic political career and contested a parliamentary seat and then – for whatever reason – did not pursue politics any further.
It is not a terribly fashionable thing for anyone who is British to admit, but I am, and always have been, a great fan of America.
I missed the news yesterday that the government has u-turned on having directly elected members on police authorities.
Isn’t it odd to hear the Labour and Green Party GLA members belittling Boris Johnson’s council freeze because it will only save 11p a week on council tax?