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MPs should try life in the real world

HOW much is enough? It’s a question we all ask ourselves, especially at Christmas when spending becomes a national obsession. MPs in Westminster have been offered a handy little Christmas present of an 11% increase on their £66,000 pay. That’s an extra £7,600 – considerably more than the value of the state pension. Nice work … Continue reading

Yes-vote roadshow: a sales pitch or a public flogging?

Tony Blair called it his “masochism strategy”. During the run-up to the 2005 General Election campaign, the then PM toured Britain exposing himself to relentless criticism in public forums. It was a kind of atonement for the Iraq war which by then had of course turned into a nightmare. But the PM survived, and went … Continue reading

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