Sunday, July 12, 2020

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Patrick Benham-Crosswell
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Patrick Benham-Crosswell is a former Army officer who has spent over twenty years in commerce, including several years working in modelling, simulation and analysis.

Time for Boris to start leading

WRITING in the Telegraph, our former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declares that he has heard ‘from the lips of very senior sources’ that if...

Varadkar’s border blarney

WHILE Westminster struggles to realise that the reason we had a referendum is that politicians (whose authority comes from the electorate) had to ask...

Real businesses want a real decision on Europe

TO THE surprise of no one, the House of Commons voted down Mrs May’s Brexit Plan A with an unprecedented margin. Predictability continued when...

No, Mr Stewart, YOU need to listen to US

I WAS at the latest Spectator Brexit debate (somehow I feel not the last) yesterday evening, which was a sparkling encounter between Dominic Raab...

We Leavers need to be less British and more angry

At last the Leave politicians seem to be doing something about Brexit going a tad awry. Leave Means Leave has arranged a conference at...

Do what you were elected for, O spineless ones, and vote down the deal

The headlines read that the Brexit deal is done but of course that’s not the truth. The leaders of the EU have agreed a...

You can’t trample on me, Mrs May

The Telegraph reports that the hapless, helpless and hopeless Mrs May’s latest political insight is that a vote of no confidence in her could...

With the mess we’re in, would our dead heroes think their sacrifice worthwhile?

This year’s Remembrance Day marking, as it did, the centenary of the end of the First World War is an appropriate time for reflection....

The only problems with a no-deal Brexit are imaginary

The latest Brexit lunacy from the sclerotic apparatus that masquerades as our government is the Home Office decision that the job of checking EU...

My vote is for None Of The Above

In the Kafkaesque charade that constitutes the UK’s implementation of Brexit it’s probably time to look at things from the viewpoint of the EU,...

Hammond gets it wrong, wrong and wrong again

Spreadsheet Phil has told the Cabinet that if we leave the EU with no deal we’ll have to pay an exit fee of between...

No surrender!

So after all the huffing and puffing to date, it seems that Mrs May’s calculation is that the threat of a Corbyn government (arising...

Remember Edith Cavell, you Women in Black, and hang your heads in shame

Edith Cavell was an English nurse in German-occupied Belgium during the First World War. She tended both Allied and German casualties (as all medical...

If Russia attacks . . .

The Sunday Times reports that planning exercises on the threat posed by Russia to the UK have left defence officials ‘ashen-faced’ at the speed...

Our shrinking Army has lost its way

The Mail reports that a new book castigates the Ministry of Defence for its abject failure to recruit. The authors quote the Royal Navy...

Why the Treasury can’t balance the sexes (or balance the books, for that matter)

Today’s comedy turn from Westminster is a letter written in response to a report by the Treasury’s Women in Finance Committee. According to the...

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