Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)

4. Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority take part in welcoming and briefing New Members (Photo credit: UK Parliament)Can you believe the arrogance of it?Give MPs a pay rise or risk another expenses scandal, says IPSA chief http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10161649/Give-MPs-a-pay-rise-or-risk-another-expenses-scandal-says-Ipsa-chief.htmlSo says the well paid Chief of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, 'Sir' Ian Kennedy.Here's a third option: Pay MPs … Continue reading Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)

My Debt to the NHS on it’s 65th Birthday

Well it's a happy 65th Birthday to the NHS!And I for one am very happy that it exists. If people like Clement Atlee and Aneurin Bevan hadn't fought for it's creation in the rubble and austerity of postwar Britain then certainly I wouldn't be here. You see, my Dad developed rheumatic fever when he was … Continue reading My Debt to the NHS on it’s 65th Birthday