:: Friday, November 05, 2004 ::

Blowing up Parliament (Guy Fawkes day special)

Well the referendum on a regional assembly for the North East has failed. On one hand I am disapointed as I think regional assemblies can play an important role in decentralising England from Westminster rule. On the other hand the proposed assemblies had so little power that they were a joke. Tujags Prescott has promised to re-evaluate the proposals. He should do so and come back with real powers for the assemblies. Guess we will have to wait for the North East Party.

Among the forces opposing regional government are the English Democrats, a fringe right-wing party who insist they are not fascists (I'm not linking them, find them yourselves). There seems to be a plethora of these eurosceptic reactionary parties on the go in Englandshire, its like Munich in 1920 down there. Why mention these bams? Well blogger Guido Fawkes (it's your special day today Guido!) says that UKIP prima donna Robert Kilroy-Silk has been in talks with them. Kilroy™ has flounced out of UKIP because its leader Roger Knapman was not willing to become that parties Anton Drexler.

:: Alister | 1:21 pm | save this page to del.icio.us Save This Page | permalink⊕ | |


Post a Comment

This is an archived story. See current posts here!