Immigrants in Kent

26 May 2022 Immigrants in Kent Yanko Goorall’s story. By Neil Tidmarsh Cross-Channel migration might not be front page news any more, but newspapers this week nevertheless reported record numbers of migrants stumbling ashore on the Kent coast near Dover in recent days. You might be familiar with Yanko Goorall’s story. Born and bred in… Continue reading Immigrants in Kent

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26 May 2022 Crossword Number 326 By Boffles Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for solution to crossword 325 Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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Moving On

19 May 2022 Moving on After Boris, who? By Robert Kilconner Boris just isn’t going to last to the next election. That is not because everything he does is wrong. His commitment to the freedom of Ukraine, on which he plainly feels strongly, has impressed the public and the funding of vaccines to which his… Continue reading Moving On

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Protect the NHS

19 May 2022 ‘Protect the NHS’ It needs reforming, not protecting by Lynda Goetz There have been a couple more headline-grabbing bits of news about the NHS this week.  Neither of them increase confidence in the ability of this monstrous consumer of taxpayer funds to provide the service the people of this country need. Firstly… Continue reading Protect the NHS

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NHS Spending

19 May 2022 Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus NHS spending by David Chilvers As indicated in my last column, we have decided to investigate health statistics more widely than just looking at COVID data.   This week, we look at some very broad data on how much money the NHS spends and the trends in this. … Continue reading NHS Spending

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Diary of a Corbynista

19 May 2022 Diary of a Corbynista Will Labour back PR? by Don Urquhart September’s Labour Party Conference could be a significant event for our democracy. A couple of weeks ago, John McDonnell, in a Labour List article urged conference delegates to commit to Proportional Representation.  In 2021 a similar motion failed narrowly. Let’s finish… Continue reading Diary of a Corbynista

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19 May 2022 Ageism Why on earth not? By John Watson “Ageism? Well, it’s just like racism or sexism, isn’t it? A bigoted attitude passed down by previous generations. Wasteful too in economic terms. All that experience thrown away. Of course I’m right. Pass the Chardonnay”. Actually, no, you are not right at all. When… Continue reading Ageism

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