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19 Things I Like

  • 21 Feb 2019

Well, having told you in the previous blogpost about the 19 Things I Hate, several of you have asked me to 19 Things I Like. So here goes... 1 - Most liked food. Yorkshire pudding, Baked cheesecake with a raspberry topping, Chicken Fajitas, Mint Magnums, Mince Pies. I ...

19 Things I Hate

  • 21 Feb 2019

I discovered this on my old blog recently, which someone had tagged me to do, so I thought I'd bring it up to date. Hate is such an extreme emotion, but sometimes you just have to let it all out. Here goes...   1 - Most hated food. Avocado or prawns. Foods of the devil....

25 of the Nicest MPs in the House of Commons

  • 15 Feb 2019

People don't usually put the words 'nice' and 'politician' in the same sentence. They should because many politicians are indeed very nice people. Just like in the wider population, there is a fair share of nasty ones too, but in my experience most politicians are much more no...

Top Ten Westminster Stories Which Won't be Announced Today

  • 25 Jan 2019

10. Andrew Bridgen undergoes transgender therapy. 9. Sky News announces new political editor: It's Paul Mason 8. Kirk from Coronation Street to advise Andy Burnham on the Northern Powerhouse 7. Jess Phillips eats four Weetabix 6. Jeremy Paxman apologises to Michael Howard ...

Ten Signs You Have Joined the Establishment

  • 12 Jan 2019

10. You get a letter from Number Ten inviting you to accept a KCMG 9. You start reading the Court & Social page of The Times. 8. You get invited to speak at the Reform Club. 7. You eat Welsh Rarebit after dessert. 6. You believe William Rees-Mogg to have been the world...

The Vuelio List of Top 50 Political Influencers

  • 11 Jan 2019

Embed from Getty Images   The PR & Communications outfit Vuelio has produced a list of the 50 people they consider the main influencers on the political debate/agenda in this country. No one ever agrees on who's included in this sort of list, or where they are ranked...

My Political Awards of 2018

  • 26 Dec 2018

If you've listened to this week's episode of the 'For the Many' podcast, this won't be new to you. But here goes, anyway... Politician of the Year -  Dominic Raab Minister of the Year - Jeremy Hunt Shadow Minister - Emily Thornberry Worst Minister - Caroline Nokes ...

My Top 200 Tweeters of 2018

  • 22 Dec 2018

I have a love-hate relationship with Twitter. It can be the most amazing communications method, and when there's a breaking news story it is totally invaluable. But it's also become a sewer, which allows people to hurl abuse and rudeness around without fear of consequence. Thi...

My Top 100 Songs Of All Time 1-25

  • 14 Oct 2018

Sunday evening used to be the time when we’d all listen to the radio and find out who the number one now. Nowadays no one really cares. It’s easy to forget what an appointment to listen it really was for anyone under the age of 30. Anyway, given I decided I wasn’t go to think ...

The Top 100 Most Influential People on the Left 2017

  • 25 Sep 2017

This is the tenth year in a row that I have convened a panel to compile a list of the Top 100 Most Influential People on the Left. Back in 2008, Gordon Brown topped the list, but of the other 99 people included, 84 of them do not figure on the 2017 list. This year’s panel w...