ALAN SIMPSON

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Politics and the Vassal State: a game of two halves

You know a government is in trouble when it’s MPs start attacking each other with metaphors and acronyms. Gone are the days when MPs jousted with swords;

Vote Tory or the Turtle Gets It

Even for a government not noted for honesty or compassion, the Conservative’s ‘25 year Plan for the Natural Environment’ has to be the most duplicitous ever.

While Rome Burns…

How Clean Imperialism is cashing in on confusion What a sad place parliament is at the moment. Lust, mistrust and the abuse of power have stripped parliament of the confidence it needs

Unclean, no Growth, no Plan

Secretary of State, Greg Clark MP, launched the government’s ‘Clean Growth Plan. claiming that “…Britain continues to lead the world in efforts to tackle climate change.”

Corbyn and the Winds of Change – politics of the new centre ground

Hurricane Corbyn must be the only good news story in a season of storms. In Germany, the SPD may not have deserved to win,

Into the Emptiness

Until someone ‘helpfully’ leaked the Labour election manifesto, the biggest issue of our time had barely got a look in.

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

TWITTER

Fantasy energy politics, dependent on insane public subsidies and past-due delivery dates. So many better options.

Nuclear News@EuroNukeNews

@JanEbenholtz Not gonna happen.

"Robin Hood in Reverse". One of the original FIT lobby gang @AlanSimpson01 is horrified by @beisgovuk proposals. I rather think we all are @davetimms @Ed_Matthew1 @SebPBerry @JeremyLeggett

The government latest plan to 'steal' electricity from people's solar roofs calls for a huge public fight back.

Oh look here's @BorisJohnson making it clear his objection to the #ChequersPlan was it didn't give enough scope to tear up environmental protection (though actually it gives too much as it is).

Oh look here's @BorisJohnson making it clear his objection to the #ChequersPlan was it didn't give enough scope to tear up environmental protection (though actually it gives too much as it is).

If parliament passed a Bill saying..."Britain is the historic homeland of Christians and they have an exclusive right to national self-determination in it", would it be denounced as discriminatory/racist?
It's equivalent has just passed through the Knesset.

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