Tag Archives: europhobia

Opinion: which twin is the Tory?

Earlier this month, my home town of Lincoln hosted its annual Christmas market. Lincoln was the first city in the UK to host a German-style Christmas market. Since the first market in 1982, it has grown from just 11 stalls to more than 250. This year’s was the most successful yet, attracting a record 335,000 visitors to the city and contributing millions of pounds to the local economy.

The Christmas market is the most visible product of Lincoln’s twinning arrangement with the German wine-producing town of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse. Besides the market, the twin-town relationship has …

Posted in Op-eds | Also tagged , , and | 29 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • David Raw
    Tracey Huffer deserves our respect and admiration. I just wish Ed Davey would take note of what she says. Not a peep from him on this. Meanwhile, the Scotti...
  • Richard Whelan
    Time for a Future Disabled MPs Weekend too?...
  • David Raw
    "Liberal Democrats should be proud of our record standing up for local communities and local services", Sir Edward Davey. ???? Fact : When I was a Lib Dem...
  • David Raw
    "The NHS staff who have kept calm and carried on in the face of grave horrors". Yes, indeed, Sir Edward, and throughout the UK. But that's as far as Sir E...
  • Martin
    William Wallace: "...Part of the argument for higher taxation on highly paid is that wealth buys privilege, and excessive privilege destroys any sense of ...
Thu 11th Mar 2021