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The Politician and the Photographer

The Politician and the Photographer

I watched two TV programmes back-to-back last night, the first on RTE was ‘Thatcher – Ireland and the Iron Lady’, followed by a BBC documentary in the ‘Imagine’ series on photographer, Don McCullin. While the subjects were quite contrasting personalities, the programmes shared common themes – attitudes

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What does TPA stand for?

What does TPA stand for?

    The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has received high level coverage on  BBC Scotland today   for its ‘Town Hall Rich List’ . It contends that Scottish councils, and particularly Glasgow, are spending too much on wages.  The Campaign Manager, Robert Oxley, was given a particularly easy time on

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Thatcher

Thatcher

The death of Margaret Thatcher has brought predictable response from political and community groups. The Conservative Party, conscious that its chances of winning the next election are slim and that the late Baroness still commands ardent support among the dedicated faithful and in sections of a right

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