Tag Archives: Cabinet

Boris is fighting Brexit from within the Cabinet, to protect his party

When Boris was Mayor of London, the battles for the rights of Londoners, the black cab trade,  police numbers,  funding and economic decisions,  were always full bloodedly thrashed out in private,  away from the media.

So discreet was Boris, at one stage, he was getting it from both sides. Black cab drivers were abusing him on the roads as he rode his bike, while Osbo and Cameron were ganging up to force him to favour Uber, and push black cabs off the road. An immovable Boris wouldn’t shift.  He didn’t think it was right, so in the end, Osbo took the issue of Uber away from Boris and handled it himself. Continue reading

Furious Corbo sacks three of his cabinet, and one resigns. Labour in disarray…

As Labour amendment after amendment failed, the fury of Jeremy Corbyn  knew no bounds’   He made the mistake of believing the Corbynista trolls, but now his own party was giving him the finger! On an ego trip that had to be seen to be believe at Glasto,  Corbo has crashed to earth with a juddering thud.   Like Theresa May, he has had a short sharp shock in the vicissitudes of politics.  Continue reading

Labour have the Eagle sisters, the Tories get Esther McVey

The Labour Party is so lucky to have the Eagle sisters in their Shadow Cabinet.  They are formidable and experienced.   Angela Eagle has worked at the Treasury and is now Shadow Leader of the House of Commons.  Her sister Maria is Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment.  They are both all business.  Regardless of womens’ short lists, they clearly hold down their jobs on merit.esthermcveyWe get Esther “bubblehead” McVey.   Margaret Thatcher knew the importance of looking good and spent time and trouble on her appearance, but nobody ever doubted that her overwhelming focus was on the job.  Her regal beauty enhanced her intellect and emphasised her determination, not the other way around. Continue reading