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The Royal Navy – End of Days

The Coalition government’s Strategic Defence Review has turned out what some would see as apparently illogical results. In assessing the defence needs of the UK, the coalition has always to be mindful of the elephant in the room, the EU, … Continue reading

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Enhanced net snooping back on agenda

The UK Government’s INTERCEPTION MODERNISATION PROGRAMME (IMP) is to be resurrected less than 6 months after the coalition promised to scrap it. Alarm bells started to ring when the Securing Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The Strategic Defence and … Continue reading

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A bonfire of Quangos or a transfer of power to EU.

A HIT list of 177 taxpayer-funded bodies to be abolished in a “bonfire of quangos” has been drawn up, it emerged yesterday. http://www.dailyexpress.co.uk/posts/view/201460/Billions-saved-in-bonfire-of-the-quangos-/ This story is running with most of the press this morning, so there must have been a … Continue reading

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Taxes… and cuts

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men … Continue reading

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