Article on Nick Boles generates interesting response

Since my article in last week’s Journal was published, I have received an interesting response from some of my twitter followers. Below are a selection of quotes received: “Good article… Little point having local MP’s if they don’t fairly represent their local communities” “Top Column. Boles is using his seat for other things and not for his constituents” “If thin air was the Tory candidate in this constituency, it would still win. No wonder Nick Boles doesn’t represent Grantham”. “Great article… Hate the fact that Nick Boles was dumped on us just because it’s ‘safe’ in Grantham. Should add I’m … Continue reading Article on Nick Boles generates interesting response

Anders Breivik determined sane

I read the attached article today and it brought me back to an article I had first written in the Grantham Journal about a week after the attacks. This tragic event was shocking for me, and words can not express what the families of the victims must be feeling. But it must be right for them to see the self-confessed perpetrator of these attacks stand trial. It must also be right that he should not hide behind such a subjective concept as insanity, when it is the ideology that needs to be confronted. I will be watching this trial with … Continue reading Anders Breivik determined sane

Why Nick Boles does not represent us.

Here is my latest column in the Grantham Journal (published 6th April 2012): “After reading Nick Boles’ comments about the Budget, I am starting to believe that he is just as out of touch as his Cabinet Colleagues. For starters, he says the Budget will help “deal with the country’s deficit and kick-start growth. His government has had nearly two years to kick-start growth, yet the country continues to zig zag between growth and contraction. There are no major steps within this budget that will change that. Quite the opposite in fact. As any economist will say, the one thing that … Continue reading Why Nick Boles does not represent us.