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November 26, 2009

ConservativeHome’s Platform: Nick de Bois: In these testing economic times we must urgently argue the case for less – not more – intervention and regulation

NOVEMBER 26, 2009 Nick de Bois: In these testing economic times we must urgently argue the case for less – not more – intervention and regulation Nick de Bois is the parliamentary candidate for Enfield North, the seat he also fought in 2001 and 2005. A father of four, Nick is also MD of Rapiergroup, an international marketing events company. via ConservativeHome’s Platform: Nick de Bois: In these testing economic times we must urgently argue the case for less – not more – intervention and regulation. An excellent article by Nick – worth a read!
November 23, 2009

How should we react to the increasingly unpredictable weather being experienced in Britain?

NOVEMBER 20, 2009 Yet again, just over two years after the devastating floods in Tewkesbury, Britain finds itself once more coming to terms with the aftermath of a devastating freak weather occurrence and its impact on the people in Scotland and the north of England. Quite rightly, people’s thoughts are focused on the tragic loss of life (including PC Bill Barker who died in the line of duty helping people after a bridge collapse in Workington) and also the huge clean-up operation that will be required afterwards. But shouldn’t we also stop to think about the impact of climate change […]
November 23, 2009

Women: be careful who you give your business card to!

NOVEMBER 23, 2009 I seem to have a large number of attractive, intelligent and successful female friends in their twenties and thirties, many of whom lament the difficulties of finding suitable men. I struggled to understand how such eligible women can find it hard to date until one of them shared this clip with me on Facebook! I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did! The story entitled “Why some girls stay single) (repeated below from melodymaker.posterous.com) goes like this: The story is this:  a girl was out with friends having drinks on King St (in Toronto) when […]
November 23, 2009

Poor Katie! I hope that her and Peter get back together soon…

NOVEMBER 23, 2009 I was very sad to see that Katie Price has walked out of the Jungle on “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” Although I know that she is a naughty girl, the good spirit with which she accepted the challenges on the show really impressed me, and I hope that it has gone some way to helping her to rebuild her public image. While she is a popular hate figure with many, I cannot help but see her as a beautiful, but vulnerable young lady who has been a victim of the ‘celebrity’ industry, and […]
November 21, 2009

Dutch car maker plans move to UK

NOVEMBER 21, 2009 Luxury car maker Spyker wants to move closer to its main parts supplier and chooses to relocate in Coventry. A luxury sports car maker based in the Netherlands has announced it is moving an assembly plant to Coventry. Spyker Cars makes up to 50 luxury cars a year, mainly for the US market, with prices starting from about £180,000. It said up to 45 out of 135 jobs would be at risk when it moved its assembly plant from Zeewolde in Holland to Whitley in Coventry by the end of 2009. via BBC News – Dutch car maker […]