Monthly Archives: September 2019

Sweet revenge

Following the supreme court decision that the suspension of parliament was illegal Boris Johnson moved a motion for a short suspension for the Conservative Party conference. It was defeated. Labour and the LibDems have already had their conferences, so this … Continue reading

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Thomas Cooked

This morning was the news that the travel agency Thomas Cook has gone bust. It had apparently applied for emergency funding that was quite predictably not forthcoming, and to me it looks like it will end up being a repeat … Continue reading

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House prices turning the corner

According to the Irish Times house prices fell in Dublin, with Dun Laoghaire registering a decline of 6.3%. It cites a 25% increase in new-build completions as the cause of this fall. That is a polite way of saying that … Continue reading

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