Category Archives: Politics

Congratulations to Prince William & Princess Catherine on their wedding!

Wow! What a day! Never have I felt prouder to be British – or to be Londoner! Today’s events remind us why the Royal Family is so important to Britain and to the world; more than a million people lined … Continue reading

What are my politics? It’s simple…

During this last week, several people have asked me how I could possibly be a Conservative whilst having such a strong social conscience. The very question itself helps to highlight one of the great difficulties that party politics presents, with … Continue reading

Labour’s plan to close libraries in Enfield is dangerous and disgraceful

As I predicted, the Labour administration in Enfield has chosen to close three libraries, targeting some of the poorest parts of the borough. Libraries are an absolutely essential service, but we knew that there were likely to be problems when … Continue reading

Should we really be involved in the conflict in Libya?

Let me preface this by saying that I am incredibly proud of our Armed Forces, and came very close to joining the Army myself after university. I think that to serve in the military is one of the noblest professions, … Continue reading

Colonel Bob Stewart MP speaking in Enfield!

One of my favourite public speakers – Colonel Bob Stewart DSO MP – is coming to Enfield to speak at the annual Chase Ward dinner on April 12 and the excitement is building! Col. Bob is now the MP for … Continue reading

My letter to the Enfield Independent seems to have upset Labour

Despite the obvious and overwhelming public opposition to the Tube strikes currently blighting London, Enfield’s Labour Council refuse to acknowledge the negative impact that they are having on our residents. Instead of reconsidering their position, they have chosen, through Councillor … Continue reading

Enfield’s Labour administration puts the wishes of the Unions first and refuses to condemn the planned autumn Tube strikes!

Like many thousands of people who live in Enfield, I rely on London’s extensive public transport network to travel to work in Central London each day and I am alarmed to hear that RMT/TSSA have announced plans for more strikes … Continue reading

George Osborne; The Economic Enforcer

For too many years, the Labour Government under the guidance of Gordon Brown ran the British economy at a deficit, using borrowed money to create jobs in the public sector as part of the the largest programme of gerrymandering ever … Continue reading

What have we done to our planet? We must learn from the BP Gulf Oil Spill disaster

As each day goes by, I get more and more concerned about the damage being caused by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – the images of destruction that I see reported on the news are amongst … Continue reading

The ‘Special Relationship’ is back. Hopefully!

The Conservatives are the natural allies of America – our Atlanticism and Eurosceptism always play well in Washington DC, and Prime Minister Cameron’s compassionate conservatism fits well with President Obama’s focus on individual responsibility and social liberalism. Labour has traditionally … Continue reading