Post referendum reflection

I’ve avoided writing anything for a couple of weeks as the seismic rumble of the political landscape moved beneath my feet. Coming to terms with the decision in the referendum has been very hard. Radio 4 had a fantastic programme about bereavement this week and how as a way to protect ourselves we imagine we […]

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Why I’m voting in tomorrow

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In memory of Jo Cox MP

Here is to the life of Jo Cox. A woman who died far too young, a woman who had plans to change Britain and a woman who was a daughter, wife and mother to a heartbroken family.   We are all poorer by her loss.   DG  

South Cambs is stronger in the EU

I met up with Heidi Allen MP, Simon Saggers and Sebastian Kindersley my co-candidates in the general election last year. We decided to get together to discuss why we all believe South Cambs and the UK is stronger if it remains within the EU. I  have included the video we made and a photo.

A positive case for the EU

Negative, fear mongering and petulant are the words I have been told as I asked members of the public in Cambridge the other day what they thought about the two campaigns in the EU referendum. I must say that I agree with them, to some extent. It is clear that the so called ‘Brexit’ camp […]

Referendum Hyperbole

The EU referendum campaign is trudging on and the key argument from both sides of the Tory campaigns is to be very afraid of the future if the other side get their way. Johnson yesterday took this further and like all heated arguments online hit the Hitler button (Guardian 15/5/16)  declaring that the EU’s goals […]

Post election reflection

The dust has settled and another election is over. It’s a strange result and I don’t think anyone is enthusiastic about it, except perhaps the SNP. The Conservatives have clearly put off voters and revived the nasty party image that Cameron tried hard to rid them of. The Labour Party is not looking as strong […]

Good and bad news ratio = 1:4

Happy birthday your Majesty. A historic time for our nation and the largest media story for the tail end of last week. So it is of no surprise to see that the government has been revealing it’s less popular news while the public eye was distracted by the Queen. The Mirror provided this story – […]

Vote Leave lies (sigh)

Brexit has been a large part of the headlines for so long now that it is surprising to hear that the campaigns only officially started last week. One sound bite that particularly captured the headlines was by Labour MP Gisela Stuart when she said “…£350 million a week goes to Brussels…I would suggest we spend […]

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