An equal monarchy

When I first saw The Telegraph's headline "Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession" and the  BBC News headline "PM and Palance discussed reform" I felt the terrifying shiver of dread that yet another British institution would be given the New Labour treatment.  For once though it seemed that common sense reigns, with …

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I was fortunate enough to be invited to see Gordon Brown address the Congress of the United States today, and amongst the pomp and ceremony of such an event I got to see the Prime Minister in a different light. Now I will state up front that I consider myself as a moderate conservative as …

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So much for fuel assistance

Another huge Gordon Brown/Labour (mis)government success is being reported today.  It appears that the "Winter Fuel Assistance Package" announced by Gordon earlier this week may actually increase your winter fuel bills since the government cannot stop the fuel companies from passing the cost of the package on to you, the fuel paying customer! So not …

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