Scottish independence or no, something needs to be done to save the UK I’ve said before that decentralisation away from London is essential if we are to prevent the disintegration of the United Kingdom as we understand it. The forthcoming referendum over the future of Scotland is testament to the damage to a country’s cohesion … More An Unstable Union
Those who recognised the reference to George Dangerfield’s 1935 treatise on the decline of the Liberal Party, ‘The Strange Death of Liberal England’, take a house point. Shame on the rest of you… The Liberal Democrats are going through what even the most optimistic Cleggite would be forced to describe as a rocky patch. … More The Death of Liberal England?
Michael Fabricant yesterday put forward the latest in a small but growing number of calls for an English Parliament. Whilst his suggested location of Lichfield (his own constituency) may have been slightly tongue-in-cheek, the remainder of his proposals actually make a good deal of sense. The time of the UK as a unitary state … More The State of the Union