Category Archives: the cabinet

Biodiversity Offsetting and Lodge Hill Part 2

At the end of Natural England’s press release confirming Lodge Hill had become an SSSI on tuesday were these words. “The decision to extend the SSSI clarifies the environmental importance of the site but does not determine whether or not … Continue reading

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The Eton Ram Hunt and other stories

Those were the days Yesterday’s blog showed how nearly half of the current Government’s Cabinet went to prominent Public Schools, such as Eton, Westminster, St Pauls, Radley, Robert Gordon’s, Wycombe Royal Grammar, Charterhouse, Highgate, Nottingham High School and Frances Holland. … Continue reading

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Toffs in the Cabinet?

“toppers all round chaps” Have you been following the “toff” debate on Mark Avery’s blog ? Mark called Richard Benyon a “Toff” and suggested that many of the decisions he took as Biodiversity and Fisheries Minister were coloured by his … Continue reading

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