One thing not addressed in this post is the exact arrangements between the Government and AEG regarding the big…can it be a beer gut?…pimple on the Thames. As made clear in comments here, the terms under which AEG got the Dome specify that the Government gets a share in the profits over and above AEG’s…Read More Prescott and the Dome: Clarifier
It’s not religion, nor is it race. It’s class, class and geography. This we see in the Observer’s two-page spread on how their intrepid young female Muslim reporter (yes, I think Nick Cohen just came) spent a whole month in “the community the 7/7 bombers came from”, also known as Leeds. The first thing that…Read More What divides Britain?
I don’t usually engage with the “decent left”/”pro-war left”/whatever gabble, but this is ridiculous. Sadly, the Evening Standard‘s web presence is still too impossibly dire to link to, so this has had to wait. Kelly said she wouldn’t change the way social housing was allocated in response to the success of the BNP in using…Read More Nick Cohen
Well, after almost a full fortnight of semi-frantic canvassing and leaflet dropping around the streets of Englefield Green East, that’s it. I was not elected to the council. No surprises there. I polled some 282 votes, compared to 165 for the Lib Dems last time out. The two Tory candidates got in with 591 and…Read More Runnymede Report Back