Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

A free press?

I have already done a short post on Lords of the Blog about my stance on press regulation.  I am instinctively wary of the state limiting the freedom of the press.  I was invited to sign a letter on the … Continue reading

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Another oh dear….

On Thursday, The Daily Telegraph carried a story on peers’ expenses.  You can read the story here.  Have a look at it and see if you can identify why it merits an ‘oh dear’ award.   A lordly commendation awaits the first … Continue reading

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Ministerial training

Jeff Randall at the Daily Telegraph has written an amusing article assessing the peformance of the pupils in what he calls ‘Cabinet College’.  However, there is a serious aspect to study by ministers.  Most have had no previous ministerial experience.  I … Continue reading

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Seeing the light

There is an excellent article in today’s Daily Telegraph written by Ferdinand Mount explaining why he was wrong to support proportional representation:   “It took me several decades to fall in love with electoral reform. It has taken me less than … Continue reading

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