Category Archives: Economy

You can drive a car with three wheels, but why would you?

If the UK is to leave the EU it is possible that doing so may make the world a little bit fairer, so maybe it is time to look on the bright side. Continue reading

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We needed a revolution, but not this one

It feels as if I am waking from a nightmare; a nightmare where we have turned out backs on our friends, we have turned our backs on cooperation over trade, culture, science, care of the environment, security and the control … Continue reading

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The Death of Europe, or just the UK?

I can’t believe that the sun is still shining this morning. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has just voted to leave the European Union. 52% of those voting chose to leave. There will be pundits with … Continue reading

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Are the Tories losing their grip?

It may not have escaped your notice that I am not the greatest fan of the Conservative Party. For those of us who believe that the Conservative Party promotes a divided society which puts opportunities for the strong above caring … Continue reading

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Spot the difference

How good it is to be able to welcome (much of) a speech from Nick Clegg. Liberal Democrats are different from the Tories. Yes, indeed. That is the message that Liberal Democrat Party members have been trying to get across … Continue reading

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Lib Dems' rebalanced economy to boost manufacturing

Local Campaigner Dr Charles West today welcomed Liberal Democrats new policy to rebalance the economy. Dr West said: "The industrial revolution started in Shropshire, and Shrewsbury still has some valuable engineering industries, but the decline of manufacturing has affected Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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