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Articles by Aidan Powlesland

Aidan Powlesland
About Aidan Powlesland (7 Articles)
I am an entrepreneur. I stood for parliament for UKIP in the general election in Harrow East in 2015 the year in which I became funding Officer for the Suffolk South constituency.

Aidan Powlesland’s Statement for the Leadership Election

September 7, 2017 // 33 Comments

To recreate the buccaneering spirit of the first Elizabethan age and the dynamism of the early Victorian era vote for me. I will make us the party of wealth creation. We would use free markets to do this not because of their greater creativity and productivity but because we love freedom. The [...]

HMS “Aerial”? – Part II

January 19, 2017 // 2 Comments

I have outlined how take-off and landing systems might work in some detail (see Part I) as they suggest a realistic squadron strength per aerial aircraft carrier of ten warplanes if F35Bs or F35Cs. Given that HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales cost £6.4 billion, the Ministry of Defence [...]

HMS “AERIAL”? – Part I

January 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

In June 1933 the United States Navy commissioned its second aerial aircraft carrier U.S.S. Macon. The primary tactical advantage of an aircraft carrier then, as now, was its ability to fight from over the horizon remaining undetected by the enemy even while delivering fatal blows against it. The [...]

Attempted murder in the south Suffolk countryside

January 4, 2017 // 2 Comments

In 2012 I started a business aiming to rent six buildings. Instead, for three years four of them stood empty. This was because the district council’s “countryside plan” required, regardless of what was possible, the continuation of commercial use permissions for reasons of [...]

Preventing the Second Falklands War Part II (Nov 2016 edition)

December 9, 2016 // 3 Comments

[Ed:This is the second part of a 2 part article. Part I can be found here.]   The front line of defence of the Falklands islands is the Royal Navy who deploy perhaps 3% of their strength in the South Atlantic in the form of a frigate or a destroyer and a nuclear fleet (hunter-killer) submarine [...]

Preventing the Second Falklands War (Nov 2016 edition)

December 6, 2016 // 8 Comments

[Ed: This is the first part of a two part article; part two will be published later this week.] The exclusive British maritime economic zone of the 778 Falklands islands contains an estimated 30 billion barrels of oil reserves worth (assuming 20% wastage and $50 per barrel), £520 billion pounds [...]

UK Housing: A Slave Market

November 19, 2016 // 14 Comments

In 1965 there were 3.5 people per house in the UK. In 2015 there were 2.6 people per house. In the last fifty years the supply of houses per person has risen abundantly by 23%. Population has grown but supply of houses has grown more. The number of people living in each household has fallen by [...]