Tag Archives: BBC

The start of a new decade?

The BBC, as they did ten years ago, are offering reviews of the past decade, believing 1 January 2020 is the start of a new decade.  The new decade starts on 1 January 2021, just as the new millennium started … Continue reading

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Here we go again…

It seems some people still have not grasped the contents of the Fixed-term Parliaments 2011. The BBC has published an article on unlikely scenarios to break the Brexit deadlock. One comes from former MP George Galloway, who is quoted as … Continue reading

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There’s nothing like a dame…

On the BBC Today programme this morning, Baroness Grey-Thompson was interviewed about this year’s Paralympic Games, but she was referred to throughout as Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson.   This is not the first time a Baroness has been referred to as Dame.  … Continue reading

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The BBC – looking the other way

Last night, the BBC Panorama programme looked at how some bodies seek to get round the minimum wage legislation.  It ended by referring to MPs who utilise unpaid interns and for some reason cited Hull students on placement at Westminster, using one Hull graduate … Continue reading

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