TfL's suggestion for beating the tube strike

By Stephen Pollard, September 3, 2010

Transport for London have sent a note to businesses in London to help them plan for the tube strike next week.

It's full of useful ideas. The capital's workforce must be particularly grateful for their suggestion that workers try "walking".

They seem to have forgotten to suggest breathing in and out a minimum number of times per minute.

Dear
Mr X

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Iran casts a giant shadow over the Washington peace talks (Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, September 3, 2010

I have a piece in today's Telegraph on the peace talks in Washington. You can read it here.

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Iconoclast

By Stephen Pollard, September 1, 2010

I'm the Iconoclast tonight on Radio 4 at 8pm. I'll be putting the case for ending taxpayer-funded arts subsidies.

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Iconoclasts

By Stephen Pollard, August 25, 2010

A new series of Iconoclasts starts tonight on Radio 4. I'll be listening with interest, because I'm the protagonist in next week's programme. Here are the details.

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This case proves benefit fraud isn't taken seriously (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, August 25, 2010

I have a piece in today's Express on benefit fraud. It's here.

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JC's circulation up 3.67 per cent

By Stephen Pollard, August 23, 2010

I sent this email to the JC's editorial team this morning. I'm sharing it with you because we are all hugely proud.

I am thrilled to be able to report that the JC's year-on-year ABC circulation figures (30/6/09-30/6/10) are up 3.67%. In June 2009,
circulation was 30,436; this June it reached 31,556 – an increase of
1,120.

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The Liberals have a history of splitting (Daily Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, August 23, 2010

I have a piece on the LibDems in today's Telegraph. It's here.

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Blair's donation

By Stephen Pollard, August 18, 2010

I haven't blogged about the reaction to Tony Blair's donation of his book profits to the British Legion because, to be frank, it disgusts me. Much of the reaction seems to be unhinged.

The facts are simple. Mr Blair has, for no other discernible reason than altruism, decided to hand over millions of pounds which would rightfully be his, to a very worthwhile charity. The only appropriate reaction is praise. And yet his decision has been treated as - perversely, and without even the least piece of evidence - an admission of 'guilt' over Iraq, and has prompted obloquy. 

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Cameron's First 100 Days (Wall Street Journal Europe)

By Stephen Pollard, August 18, 2010

I had a piece in yesterday's Wall Street Journal Europe, on the coalition's first 100 days. It's here.

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