BlogsJust Jim

The Dependent Prime Minsiter

Will the Cummings row just pass into history or inflict permanent damage on the government. That's the question Jim wrestles with this week, along with a rare criticism of the BBC.
chris
28th May 2020
BlogsJust Jim

Does Debt Matter?

In his 400th blog for Downtown, Jim asks how the huge bill for Covid-19 is going to be paid for. Some experts say let the deficit take care of itself, but Jim thinks some tax rises are inevitable.
chris
14th May 2020
BlogsJust Jim

Forensic Keir versus Blusterer Boris

This week Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer came face to face at PMQs for the first time. The dual between the two men will define politics for the next four years. Jim gives his first assessment. He also reviews the…
chris
7th May 2020
BlogsTotally Frank

Be Prepared

As the government moves towards easing the lockdown, Frank McKenna pleads with them to be better prepared coming out of the crisis than they were going into it.
chris
7th May 2020