ian harris

ian harris

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  • Comment on: The best and worst 100 shops 2015: Which squeaky-clean company comes out top?

    ian harris's comment | Fri, 22 May 2015 12:43 pm

    Yes, but Lush are anti-hunting, so I won't patronise them

  • Comment on: Dear Cameron, here are 7 energy & environment challenges you must address

    ian harris's comment | Wed, 20 May 2015 2:25 pm

    All EU governments are in thrall to the climate change lobby, largely based on dubious science and fiddled figures. The climate has changed for ever, and will continue to do so, as a result of solar emissions and other natural factors. It has never been proved that man-made emissions cause global warming-indeed there has n't been any now for many years anyway, but as a result of these scare stories we are shutting down all our power stations and replacing them with inefficient and intermiitent and hugely subsidized wind-based generation, and solar power of which a huge array produces a fraction of the power generated by one traditional power station. Added to that, India and China continue to build coal-fired power stations. Our puny contribution to world emissions is 1.5% so even if the warmists oare right, crucifying ourselves financially and industrially is not going to make a jot of difference. Yes, let's cut the green crap!

  • Comment on: Axe to fall on Whitehall with civil servants facing 100,000 job cuts

    ian harris's comment | Mon, 18 May 2015 1:34 pm

    Excellent! and if we leave the EU, many more can go, from Whitehall down to local council levels, as we give up on gold-plating the string of nannying directives coming from Brussels. Next thing we need is the bonfire of the quangos with their mostly Labour-appointed heads. And NHS managers leaving with £50,000 pa pensions? And thensigning up for another NHS job? This is clearly out-of-control.

  • Comment on: In it to win it: Could these potential leaders save the Labour Party?

    ian harris's comment | Mon, 18 May 2015 1:21 pm

    Only Kendall or Creagh are unassociated with the disaster of the last Labour government, and it's obvious that lessons have n't been learnt. Burnham refused to acknowledge problem hospitals, and one of the reasons Labour did so badly is that most people don't want a party controlled by left-wing unions. Yvette Cooper also in denial, and wife of disastrous chancellor Ed Balls. Umunna their only hope and if he's not standing, Labour in the dog-house for a very long time. Good!

  • Comment on: Who will be next Labour leader? Here are the odds

    ian harris's comment | Tue, 12 May 2015 7:38 pm

    Good looking, plausible, intelligent, but once again has spent his whole career in the Westminster bubble. No outside world experience, no business experience - one of Miliband's problems. All theory, no practice.

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