Boris Johnson’s column out today deplores the high rates of tariffs on textiles and calls on Brussels to address the continuing injustice to Sri Lankan undergarments in particular:
The cuts could be spread, over time, to all the third world, and in the meantime they would stop jobs in Sri Lanka being relocated elsewhere, and encourage local industry.
All it would take is one meeting in Brussels, and less than three minutes to do
Continue reading Scrap the Tariffs on textiles from Sri Lanka, Thailand and other flood-hit areas
Boris’s occasional column in The Henley Standard
TIME TO GET MILITANT WITH THE RAILWAY BUREAUCRATS (and other bureaucrats…)
As I never tire of saying, the trouble with regulation…
I felt very lucky the other day to host an event for Sue Ryder Care in the House of Commons
Nirvana Natural shampoo …is the victim of what I believe is an injustice
A woman came to see me about a year ago in quite a state, because she had been defrauded of £60,000
Let us all hope, as we look ahead to an election year that Britain will be blessed by intelligent argument that is genuinely dedicated to the improvement of the country
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From BBC News – Blogging is enjoying exponential growth. News item here.
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The Art of Always Being Right: Thirty Eight Ways to Win When you Are Defeated by Arthur Schopenhauer
Blindly assertive or a dark horse and numbingly silent? This beguiling book prescribes that winning any argument – despite reason – is the ultimate goal.
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