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On the curious case of the National Landlords Alliance

On the curious case of the National Landlords Alliance

It appears that Fergus Wilson isn’t the only landlord with a rather overinflated sense of his own importance. Friends, we now have a new favourite example of Landlord Derangement Syndrome: allow me to introduce you to the National Landlords Alliance and its CEO, Larry Sweeney. Sweeney announced plans for his Alliance in a post on the landlords’ website Property118 in which he asked his fellow landlords to pledge £100 for membership. He had, he told readers, been thinking of setting…

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Fellow Remainers: Hands off the BBC

Fellow Remainers: Hands off the BBC

Remainers indulging in conspiracy theories about the BBC should be careful what they wish for. Recently, it’s become fashionable in Remainer circles to attack the BBC for the apparent bias in its coverage of Brexit. In recent days, for example, Lord Adonis’s Twitter feed has been an orgy of attacking the BBC’s impartiality, sometimes bordering on conspiracy theorising, and often using the vaguely sinister hashtag #BrexitBroadcastingCorporation : I’m struck by how many people are saying they don’t intend to continue…

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Kent PCC Elections – the story so far

Kent PCC Elections – the story so far

And then there were six 18th April is the deadline to vote in the Kent PCC elections: you can register here. Six candidates remain for the post: Matthew Scott (Conservative). Must regard himself as one of the front-runners for the post, given the electoral dominance of the Tories in Kent. The Tories will be looking to gain the Commissioner’s post now that Ann Barnes has decided not to stand. But dear God, save us from another Tory running things into the…

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