Category Archives: Politics

Student Funding – the injustice of the new plan

It’s been some time since I last posted, and even longer since I felt the need to vent my spleen, but this week’s revelations of the new student funding plans have provoked me! Leaving aside the pre-election promises about not … Continue reading

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BP and Obama

I can bear it no longer – finally I have to vent my spleen about BP and B.O. Yes, this is a terrible environmental disaster, and will have awful repercussions for those living all around the Gulf Coast, and on … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

Another year, another budget, although I seem to have missed all the news that was in this one. “Hold-on”, you say, “was there any?”. Possibly not really. Most things are frozen, personal allowances, inheritance tax thresholds, even fuel duty is … Continue reading

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Budget 2009

As a trainee accountant, it is part of my nature and job that I should be interested in the budget, but what a lot of nothing the budget was. Full of interpretations and facts that most of us knew already … Continue reading

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Post Offices

I’m not usually much of a moaner, but it seems the Post Office fiasco in the UK just gets worse and worse. Currently there are calls to sell-off / fully privatise the Royal Mail in order to rescue it. Now, … Continue reading

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