18 Mar 2011
March 18, 2011

Tweeters Kickarse of BNP

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The BNP event planned for tomorrow (see my last post) has been cancelled by the venue owners, @MacDonaldHotels following a huge and super-rapid effort by Tweeters. Full credit to MacDonald Hotels (who had not been told of the nature of the event until Tweeters let them know) for taking immediate action. And who tweeted their.. read more →

18 Mar 2011
March 18, 2011

BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY IN FALKIRK

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The British National Party is advertising an event in the Falkirk area scheduled for tomorrow   It seems to be both a big social occasion and the launch of their Scottish campaign. Nick Griffin is, apparently, the keynote speaker. They’re a tiny bit secretive about the venue (!) but it’s widely rumoured to be The.. read more →

Conservative Home’s Tim Montgomerie writes here about the scope for George Osborne to follow David Cameron as Tory party leader.  It’s the first article I’ve seen which flags how it’s possible for senior politicians to aspire to be in the top job without wishing to topple their predecessor. Up to a point. This new environment.. read more →

Sir Howard Davies, who’s just resigned as Director of the London School of Economics (LSE),  is a classical blue-chip bloke.  Largely a public servant, who’s along the way made more than a few bucks to pay off the mortgage, is widely viewed by people I rate as super-smart, fairly streetwise and profoundly decent. His departure.. read more →