Cummings and Goings

On Friday evening the image of Dominic Cummings leaving number 10 began circulating on social media with some ferocity. The campaign mastermind behind Brexit and Boris Johnson’s 2019 election victory had handed in his resignation. In a final act of theatre, the pantomime villain trundled out the front door with his belongings in a cardboardContinue reading “Cummings and Goings”

‘R’ We Going In The Right Direction?

Since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak we’ve heard a lot being said about the ‘R number’. At the daily news briefings minister after minister, adviser after adviser has stressed the importance of keeping the R number below 1. If it’s above 1 it means cases will increase exponentially so keeping it at ‘manageable levels’Continue reading “‘R’ We Going In The Right Direction?”

Expectation, Reality and My Local MP

   Rob Roberts was elected as a Conservative MP for Delyn at the 2019 General Election, replacing the experienced senior minister David Hanson after 28 years representing my constituency, winning with a slender majority of 865. With this being his first stint in politics Rob is the stereotypical newbie: vocal on social media, active withContinue reading “Expectation, Reality and My Local MP”