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The Budget – A Wasted opportunity

March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

In today’s Budget the Chancellor has missed opportunities galore. UKIP are especially disappointed to note that the scandalous waste of money spent on foreign aid is continuing despite the needs of our own elderly people, and the stretched resources of the NHS. We consider that the [...]

A UKIP Councillor’s view on the Autumn Spending Review

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

I would like to give my response to the recent spending review. I welcome the two u-turns on tax credits and policing. Independent members, cross benchers in the House of Lords and web campaigns fought successfully against the government over reducing tax credits that currently keep people in work. [...]

What’s really happening in the economy?

August 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

In the real world inhabited by the non Westminster elite, the economy is not recovering. My own experience, based on 30 years of running my own companies and what my customers tell me suggest that any recovery is precariously balanced. In fact, there is a long way to go before the UK experiences a [...]

Bunfight at the OK Corral (Sorry Shire Hall)

March 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Article by Colin Guyton – UKIP county Councillor for Lydbrook & Drybrook Panto At The OK Corral (Photo credit: sleepymyf) Wednesday 26th February 2014 a date that will live in infamy?? Well nothing like as serious as the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbour but certainly a further eye opener to [...]

May be not “Bongo Bongo” land BUT….

August 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

On the day when the BBC have picked up on the unfortunate comments of UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom, you may just be wondering about David Cameron’s Overseas Aid Budget. Godfrey’s comments may well be making the news but perhaps the news media should really be taking a hard look at Department of [...]

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

April 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

  UKIP Economics Spokesman Prof Tim Congdon says the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement has proven to be strong on fiddles but weak on fundamentals. “George Osborne’s attempt to control Britain’s budget deficit has failed,” Prof Congdon said. “We will still have a [...]