Police Note That Crime Happens

Corner shops are being hit by a surge in shoplifting by drug-addicted criminals as the number of stores to target are cut by the...

Of All The Dumb F**king Things

From our Swindon correspondent: From the Birmingham Mail   The Government has given formal approval for the HS2 project to begin the construction phase. It has issued a notice...

Government For The People And By The People

So, if you decide to govern by sortition what do you end up with? President Macron’s attempt to appease yellow-vest protesters has saddled him...

Tsk, We’re All Being So Mean To Civil Servants

It is, of course, the house newspaper of the public sector that complains about this. The Guardian tells us all that we're just being...

Bad Statistics About Coronavirus

From our Swindon correspondent:   So, the government and Public Health England (PHE) are banging on about this uptick in road traffic. Bear in mind, the...

To Ask The Correct Question About Building Cladding Like Grenfell

That Grenfell Tower went up in flames was appalling, that so many lost their lives a tragedy. It was, of course, all about the...

Corbyn Wrong On Spending

From our Swindon Correspondent: From The BBC Jeremy Corbyn says the government's response to coronavirus proves he was "absolutely right" about public spending at the 2019 general...

On The Perfection Of Government Over The Coronavirus

A small point: Instead of drafting the private sector early on to develop tests, as South Korea did, U.S. health officials relied, as is customary,...

Can We Shoot The Bureaucrats, Please?

Exaggeration for rhetorical effect? Or an actual physical desire? You decide: Some supermarkets are also experimenting with ideas to boost supply. Sainsbury’s shoppers in Kent...

So, Change The Definition Of Poverty Then

We're told that ever more Britons are living in poverty. This is something that the coming recession will sort out handily. For our measure...