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Can’t spot the wood for the trees

In the news in the last couple of days a number of stories have emerged that shows an incoherence amongst the men and women who are making decisions on our behalf. It appears that at a meeting of the International … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 20, 2016

A dangerous distraction

A few days ago I wrote my first response to the Casey Review which is concerned about a lack of cohesion across our society. In due course I will write some more. However in the meantime the Government has stood … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 19, 2016

One more idiot wasting our money

In a nation which is being constantly told that our nations credit card is maxed out by people who themselves agreed to spend Billions on bank bailouts and have since committed large sums to all sorts of vanity projects such … Continue reading...
by IanChisnall on Dec 18, 2016

Indira Gandhi Should Have Done Demonetisation: PM Modi in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP MPs on Friday in Parliament. 16th December was the last day of the winter session of Parliament, when PM Modi also took a dig at Late PM Indira Gandhi and Congress. Also PM Modi... The post Indira Gandhi Sho...

The need for personal responsibility

As the train chaos continues, it is surely time for those in a position to change the dynamic in the Southern franchise to be held personally accountable. The idea of accountability being a passive focus on an individual, but no … Continue read...
by IanChisnall on Dec 15, 2016

Rahul Gandhi Claims Corruption Evidence Against PM Modi : Parliament Live

Today, currently Parliament winter session is going on. Now only 3 days left for this session as Winter session will end on Friday, 16 December 2016. PM Narendra Modi attended Lok Sabha which suspended till 12 pm as soon as... The post Rahul Gandhi C...

A total lack of consultation

The following paragraph was published this morning in the Argus newspaper in the Opinion section: According to a press release from NHS England in mid August, local NHS organisations were “working together for the first time on shared plans to R...
by IanChisnall on Dec 14, 2016

The Casey Review

Last week in a fanfare of publicity Louise Casey published her review into opportunity and integration. It has taken her over a year to produce the report and I have yet to fully read the 199 pages. Based on my … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 13, 2016

A broad stab at a salary

The Government Department for Exiting the EU has just advertised for the Head of Communication for the department, which the job description states “As the most senior Communications professional within the Department, the Head of Communicatio...
by IanChisnall on Dec 12, 2016

Powerful bodies, spending our money

When well connected MPs ask the Government questions to which they should know the answer or which they could find out relatively easily, there is usually a hidden matter to be aware of. On Thursday Nicholas Soames, MP for mid … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Dec 11, 2016

A predictable end to a sad tale

A few months ago I wrote about the abject failure by William Shawcross, Chair of the Charity Commission and Rob Wilson, Minister for Civil Society to offer Claire Dove, at that time a board member of the Charity Commission a … Continue reading...
by IanChisnall on Dec 9, 2016

Work just a few hours more

There are many occasions when the difference between fixing a problem easily and it defeating people at great cost can be very marginal. The old addage of “Don’t spoil the ship for a hap’orth of tar” can easily be applied R...
by IanChisnall on Dec 8, 2016

Tulip Siddiq makes a passionate plea for her EU residents

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by wembleymatters on Dec 7, 2016

A Government out of its depth

The Attorney General, Jeremy Wright appears to be out of his depth, or else he is being undermined by people in the Government to which he belongs. When the Referendum was being planned, no one expected Brexit to be adopted. … Continue reading...
by IanChisnall on Dec 7, 2016

We need accountable Councils

During November two charities whose focus is on the needs of trafficked children and reuniting families produced an important report called “Heading back to Harm”. The report encompassed the whole of the United Kingdom and it sought to assess how...
by IanChisnall on Dec 6, 2016

Groundhog Parliament

Our nation has only one Parliament and it is vital that it is cared for and not misused, it is a costly resource and the only place in which laws can be made. Tragically when MPs from outside of the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 5, 2016

A complete lack of integrity

One of the people who has featured in many previous blogs is Baron David Freud who apart from his comment in the image, also spoke in 2013 in the House of Lords “My Lords, there is actually no evidence as … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 3, 2016

A strange result

Its fascinating listening and watching the analysis taking place in the broadcast media, to be quickly followed by the print media over the outcome of the Richmond Park by-election. The fact that the electors who 18 months ago elected Zac … Con...
by IanChisnall on Dec 2, 2016

Constitution of India – Making, Composition and Features

Making of Constitution of India World’s largest democracy and world’s most detailed constitution, the constitution of India takes two years 11 months and 18 days to come into reality. It was M.N. Roy who firstly put forward the idea of the const...
by ExamFlip on Dec 1, 2016

Lets open the talking shop

Some people would argue that groups of people sitting around a table discussing issues that are happening elsewhere in the world is the very opposite of what will change things for the better. Perhaps what is worse than a talking … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Sep 5, 2016


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