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Andrew George

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A vote of confidence – this week’s column

Posted on: 8th June 2022

  • The dominant issue this week has been the vote of confidence. I refer of course to the resounding vote of confidence in Cornish Rugby. What a fantastic display by all of our Cornish teams. Our women’s team comfortably winning their Championship (tier 3) final in Richmond, the men’s team defeating Cheshire at Twickenham, […]

Learning to live with… a Conman

Posted on: 21st February 2022

  Learning to live with… Today’s Covid announcement was no more led by science than it was by politics. It was another tactic in “Operation Save Big Dog”. Designed to save the skin of the PM. A man not exactly renowned for his honesty and integrity. Doesn’t matter to him that he’s throwing the vulnerable, […]

Science-led (not PR-led) Covid strategy please

Posted on: 17th December 2021

Top scientists offered an unvarnished and sobering appraisal of the current state of the Covid pandemic. Government ministers should take note. “…There is no evidence that Omicron is less severe than Delta”!Prof Christina Pagel commenting on Imperial research published 17.12.21. The brilliant scientists of IndieSAGE chart the state of the pandemic (at their last weekly […]

Putting stories before pursuit of truth – our media

Posted on: 9th January 2020

The media tell us that public opinion is sharply divided about the story they have spent the past few days ramming down our throats. Apparently the Harry and Meghan “story” is all Fancy a taxpayer subsidised Christmas break to a luxury Caribbean holiday retreat? Well, let’s imagine we have a female PM and that, just […]

Is the Conservative Government preparing for a snap Election?

Posted on: 29th August 2019

Is the Conservative Government preparing for a snap Election or are they really governing the country? PM Johnson claims he’ll give a billion for NHS projects after having starved it of funds since 2015 PM Johnson purports to offer £4bn extra for education after many schools have been brought to their knees since 2015. PM […]

Liberal Democrats

There’s an important parliamentary by-election today

Posted on: 1st August 2019

There’s an important parliamentary by-election today. In the rural Welsh seat of Brecon. If the Liberal Democrat’s win this seat from the Conservatives the Government’s wafer-thin majority will be reduced still further. It’s difficult to see how the Government can survive for much longer. I spent a short time there this week. I discovered rural […]