Category Archives: Politics

8 August 2019 Front Page Gazette – We Won’t Ban People From The Naze TDC

Did someone touch a nerve? Maybe this previous post or David Evans letter to Gazette but something seems to have provoked a reaction. Pretty quickly too. click picture to access article on gazette website To quote from the article The … Continue reading

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Tendring District Council Considering Restricting Public Access To The Naze

But this is much more than the Naze, all across Essex councils are planning to restrict access near coast and rivers. Why? To stop birds being disturbed, to please Natural England and EU Habitats Directive. Hey I thought we were … Continue reading

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Petition Parliament To Debate Lord Kilmuir’s Letter to Ted Heath

Before 1972 when Prime Minister Edward Heath signed the Treaty of Rome for us to join the common market, now the EU. he asked the top law  officer at the time the legal implications of signing the treaty. This  man, … Continue reading

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EU Environmental Directives And UK Flooding – Feb 2014

Christopher Booker and Richard North (  have been chasing the link between flooding in Somerset and EU’s Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and Water Framework Directive (WFD) 2000/60/EC.  So far they seem to have missed the earlier Birds Directive. The Birds Directive … Continue reading

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John Redwood Writes About EA Again – 10 Feb 2014

John Redwood has another post about EA on his blog today.  I left a comment which wasn’t approved so I’ll post it here. The post is titled Independent Bodies Can Cause Worse Problems Than Elected Ministers.  The post starts of … Continue reading

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Flooding Is EU And UK Government Policy – Feb 2014

Environment Agency has been much criticised over floods in southwest recently but they are simply implementing EU and UK government policy. This publication from John Gummer’s (aka Lord Deben) Climate Change Committee makes it explicit this is government policy, … Continue reading

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EA Spend £593Million On Staff £20Million On Drainage – John Redwood

Courtesy of John Redwood EA spends tiny amount on ensuring water flows freely and a vast amount, nearly 30 times more, on staff.  What do they all do? You can read John’s post here.  But I’m so keen you read … Continue reading

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UK Parliament Debates Somerset Flooding – 22 Jan 2014

Here’s part of the debate, as recorded by Hansard   Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater and West Somerset) (Con): I am delighted to be under your chairmanship once again, Mr Turner. I am also delighted to see my hon. Friends the … Continue reading

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UK Environment Agency Second Largest In World – Jan 2014 shows UK Environment Agency second largest environmental agency in the world. What do they all do I wonder? Doesn’t seem to be anything to do with stopping flooding. Perhaps its driving around in fancy company cars

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Who Is Segolene Royal And Why Is Media Silent About Her?

Francois Hollande and Segolene Royal lived together for around 30 years and had 4 children although never married.  They split up in 2007,  both wanted to be president of France. Segolene Royal was adopted as socialist presidential candidate, which probably … Continue reading

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