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Are EU migrant workers bankrupting us?

Lots of numbers

Today’s blog is going to be really, really boring. It’s full of figures and we British seem allergic to figures, even simple arithmetic. But given that it’s the budget tomorrow, surely I can be forgiven for throwing in my modest contribution to the deliberations of the ‘experts’?

You might find it surprising: […]

Rising real crime? Sorry, police too busy with ‘hate crimes’

(Wednesday/Thursday blog) Here are some very happy Plods. They’re taking part in a march celebrating sexual diversity or LBGT+ or something like that:

And here are some more showing off their dance moves:

Meanwhile Britain’s criminals are also happy and probably dancing in the streets too. Statistics show […]

Are Manuel’s management consultants wrecking BA?

I’m sure readers will be aware that our once favourite airline, the dreadful BA, has been having a few small problems over the bank holiday weekend.

Apparently, all useless BA’s computer systems crashed. After hiding for most of the weekend, BA’s boss, Spaniard Alex “Manuel” Cruz, finally emerged to implausibly claim that a brief “power […]

Borrow, borrow, borrow!

Phew! What an exciting week it has been! We’ve had the main political parties launching their election manifestos. You can’t get much more exciting than that, can you?

And look at the enormous differences between the parties’ empty promises! It’s all so incredibly thrilling!

Still, at least there’s one certainty with today’s politicians – they […]

I am guilty of ‘hate crimes’. I might as well admit it

Apparently my insignificant little blog now has a new set of readers – members of the police who seem to think that snouts-in-the-trough is engaged in deeply criminal activity.

So, I confess. Yes, I am guilty of that wonderful new catch-all offence – ‘hate crimes’.

Poultryphobia

For many years I’ve disliked chicken. This dislike started […]

How the Government could save billions – but won’t

Our rulers keep telling us that the British economy is a great success and is growing faster than most other European countries and is creating more jobs than other countries etc etc.

What our rulers are less enthusiastic about mentioning is the astonishing level of our national debt – up from £750bn when Cameron’s Coalition […]