Category Archives: Englishness

So, Nick Clegg Does Not Know What British Values Are!

On the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Today’ of 10 June 2014 Nick Clegg was unable to answer a direct question from the presenter. That question was “What are British Values”! It is because people like Nick Clegg are unable to … Continue reading

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Has the BBC Deleted the “English Renaissance”?

I have just finished watching the three-part BBC series “A Very British Renaissance”. It contained nothing unexpected, that is to say nothing a good English education 50 years ago would not have contained. But it was a story engagingly presented … Continue reading

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Is It Possible To Define Englishness?

Spending a day recently manning an English Democrat stand at the ‘Festival of Englishness’, http://t.co/IUTn0G4QtB held by the IPPR naturally prompted the question of “What is Englishness”. This question usually results in a tongue-tied muttering mentioning pubs, countryside and tolerance. … Continue reading

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This Golden Thread

What follows are the notes for my talk “This Golden Thread” given to the English Democrats AGM and Conference in St Albans on the 22 September 2013. In my research I used mainly wikipedia and information from Robert Henderson’s blog. … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Rampant!

The Financial Times of the 28th May 2012 carried what I find to be a worrying report (http://on.ft.com/K2S8Z2) by Mr Savouri the chief economist of London-based Toscafund. The report appears to be very bullish. It opines that in the medium … Continue reading

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Patriotic Politics!

For nine years the English Democrats, under the slogan “Not Left, Not Right, Just English”, have been beating the drum about the importance of English culture, its values and its achievements in terms of democracy and human rights, not just … Continue reading

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