OH YES IT IS Last night Home Secretary Amber Rudd, appearing on BBC Question Time, repeated Theresa May’s mantra “it’s not  about the numbers”. Well, as political campaigning for the General Election resumes today, I will have the temerity to …

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The Armed Forces are at their lowest strength since before the Second World War.  Successive Strategic Defence Reviews have seen to that.  Only this week we waved goodbye to HMS Illustrious, off to a scrapyard somewhere.  Heaven knows when her …

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NOT I have just read Peter Kirkham’s most excellent post, and rather than paraphrase or précis it, I recommend that you read it here. All I can say in response is that the government have not made me feel any …

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One Tweet this morning reminded me immediately of everything that is wrong with Public Protection in this country at the moment.   Laughable. The box is empty. #CutsHaveConsequences https://t.co/TcBCGQmFxR — Bosco (@Boscorelli55) November 14, 2015 I really don’t want to …

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CRITICAL MASS 1. (Nuclear Physics) the minimum mass of fissionable material that can sustain a nuclear chain reaction 2. the minimum amount of money or number of people required to start or sustain an operation, business, process, etc: Well, we …

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