Return To The Fast Lane: Freedom Bill Bonus For The UK’s Motorists:

What is known in Britain as “the silly season” is coming to an end. That’s the period from mid-July to the beginning of September when Parliament and the Law Courts are in recess , the leading media commentators and most politicians ( including the Prime Minister – though not his deputy, Liberal Democrat leader Nick […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on August 31st, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

“There’s No Place Like (A Second) Home”: The Return Of The Multi-Tiered Property Ladder:

Back in 1966, singer Tom Jones recorded his version of the country melody “The Green, Green, Grass Of  Home” . It went to No.1 and stayed there for seven weeks. Even now, it continues to be an evocative and popular  “golden oldie” with the many people (especially of that generation) who remain nostalgic about their […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on August 31st, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Home Office Brushes Aside High Court Judgement On Student Visas:

On July 8th, the UK’s language schools won what appeared – at the time – to be a momentous and decisive victory against the UK Border Agency (UKBA). Mr Justice Foskett decreed that the increase from A1 (Elementary) to B1 (Intermediate) as the minimum level of English required for overseas students wishing to follow courses […]

Filed under: Immigration & Visas | Posted on August 27th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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