Issue 322: 2022 04 28: Cover page

Cover Page, 28 April 2022, Issue 322 Welcome to our latest edition. This week we consider: Jacob Rees-Mogg and working from home; Le Pen’s referendum suggestion; the GMC, the NHS and disappearing doctors; Switzerland, Germany and arms for Ukraine; the SNP, nuclear weapons and nuclear power; plus of course a Corbynista’s week, a crossword from… Continue reading Issue 322: 2022 04 28: Cover page

Back to the Office

28 April 2022 Back to the Office Is Mogg right? By Robert Kilconner Even Dante never dreamed of this sort of hell. Imagine somewhere where you had to be continually nice about people you really didn’t care for, the whole thing being made worse by the fact that you are probably only being fair to… Continue reading Back to the Office

Country of Origin

28 April 2022 Country of Origin Switzerland, Germany and arms for Ukraine. By Neil Tidmarsh How about this for a bizarre situation. You’re in a confectioner’s shop. You choose a big box of chocolates and take it to the shopkeeper at the till. He looks at it and says “Hmmm, Swiss chocolates. What are you… Continue reading Country of Origin

Powerful Friends

28 April 2022 Powerful Friends A turbine to top it off? by J.R. Thomas Ross, Skye, and Lochaber is a parliamentary constituency much blessed amongst the 650 in the British Isles.  It is probably the most beautiful, for a start, though on this we will of course defer to those who feel beauty to be… Continue reading Powerful Friends

Disappearing Doctors

28 April 2022 Disappearing Doctors A broken system. By Lynda Goetz This week, as it does every so often, the General Medical Council (GMC) issued a draft update of its regulations for doctors. The last time it did this was in 2013. At that time, one of the new rules raised some concern and prompted… Continue reading Disappearing Doctors

Crack Out The Champers

28 April 2022 Crack Out The Champers Democracy contained. By John Watson So we can all breathe again. Encore Macron. Pas le Pen apres toutes. C’est certainment un relief and pour un number de reasons too. Crack ouvert le fizzy vin. Non, pas Chapel Down. Quelque chose tout Francais. Bollinger ou Veuve Cliquot; somezing comme ca?… Continue reading Crack Out The Champers

Dairy of a Corbynista

28 April 2022 Diary of a Corbynista The Four Horsemen ride again by Don Urquhart   If challenged how many of us could name the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?  Without looking it up I was fairly certain about Pestilence, Death and Famine then was scratching about.  Even after considerable Googling I was none the… Continue reading Dairy of a Corbynista


28 April 2022 Crossword Number 322 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 321 Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp


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