News from British and Canadian Conservatives

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Dan Hannan on spending out of recession

Dan Hannan is one of the Conservative MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) for my old constituency of South East England. It's speeches like this that keep him firmly top of the Conservative list and keep my Euro-vote firmly in his column. The next European election is in June and any British Citizen who lives overseas but has lived in England within the past 15 years can register to vote (by proxy).

Friday, March 20, 2009

Canada's getting better and better

According to Forbes magazine's fourth annual Best Countries for Business rankings, Canada has shot up the global league table to third place, compared to seventh last year. In the current economic climate the move is particularly welcome. We should be thankful that Stephen Harper's government has been taking us in the right direction. Does anyone honestly believe that the planned Liberal-NDP-Bloc alliance would have done the same? More likely, we would have been challenging Ireland for the biggest loser slot (Ireland dropped 12 places to 14th).