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Boris and the blackmailers, Sammy and the highwaymen

Hands up if you admire Boris Johnson? Right – me neither. His efforts to morph himself, in girth and gait, into a latter-day Churchill, is embarrassing. On the other hand, he is a very clever politician, and knows how to get full public attention in a short sentence. His latest one is “We have opened […]

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The BBC – public or private?

I was on a radio debate with Sammy Wilson the other day, discussing the idea of whether to ditch the BBC licence fee and make payment voluntary. You want BBC, you pay;  you don’t want BBC, you don’t pay. Sammy had the advantage over me of possessing an Economics degree ,whereas I was hopeless at Maths. But […]

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