Stephen Pollard's blog



Crisis in private pensions is down to one man (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, August 2, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express on Gordon Brown's pension vandalism. It's here.

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It is time to bury the corpse of the single currency (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, July 21, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express on the euro crisis. It's here.

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Gaza flotilla II: This time, Israel took the diplomatic route (The Guardian)

By Stephen Pollard, July 8, 2011

I have a piece on Comment is Free on the supposed flotilla to Gaza. It's here.

(I understand it will be in the paper edition tomorrow.)

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We must regain right to kick out foreign criminals (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, June 30, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express on the ECHR's judgement on Somali criminals' deportation. It's here.

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PM must keep his nerve when faced with opposition (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, June 14, 2011

My take on the government's various u-turns, in today's Express. It's here.

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Ignorance of those who say Osborne's plan isn't working (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, June 7, 2011

I've a piece in today's Express on George Osborne's Plan A. It's here.

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Why do we allow career criminals to escape prison? (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, May 31, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express about sentencing. It's here.

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Cameron's empty gesture will not help peace (The Times)

By Stephen Pollard, May 31, 2011

I have a piece in today's Times about David Cameron's decision to resign as a patron of the JNF. It's here.

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A call from the Guardian's Israel bureau

By Stephen Pollard, May 17, 2011

UPDATE: Ms Sherwood left me a voicemail after seeing my initial post below, complaining that she did not scream. And you know what, listening to the conversation, it's a fair point and I'm happy to change that. It felt like screaming to me as her voice was very loud on my phone. I've edited the post to take that out.

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Vital NHS reforms are casualties of bad management (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, May 10, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express about the proposed NHS reforms. It's here.

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Best in class solutions extending the network as a platform

By Stephen Pollard, May 4, 2011

I own a Flip video. It's great.

I have just received this email from Flip. Bear in mind that the whole point of the Flip is that it requires you to do nothing beyond pointing it in the right direction and pressing Record.In what world is an email like this appropriate for purchasers of such a product?

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It's time Tesco haters stocked up on facts (Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, April 25, 2011

I have a piece in today's Telegraph on Tesco, and the anti-supermarket lobby. It's here.

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Libya proves EU is unfit to call shots on foreign policy (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, March 29, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express about the split in Europe over the Libya military action. It's here.

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More UK bailouts for the euro would be a total disgrace (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, March 25, 2011

I have a piece in today's Express on any bailout to Portugal. It's here.

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Are our universities selling themselves to the highest bidder? (Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, March 4, 2011

I have a piece in today's Telegraph on Arab funding of universities. It's here.

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The Guardian's climate

By Stephen Pollard, March 3, 2011

My colleague Jenni Frazer has written a blistering and entirely correct piece about the Guardian's coverage today of antisemitism. As she writes:

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Unintended consequences (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, March 3, 2011

I have a short piece in today's Express on the law of unintended consequences and the ECJ car insurance judgement. It's here.

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