parish-pump

Translations

parish-pump

[ˈpærɪʃˈpʌmp] ADJ (Brit) (pej) → pueblerino, de campanario, de aldea
parish-pump attitudementalidad f pueblerina, espíritu m de campanario
parish-pump politicspolítica f pueblerina
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That ushered in a new campaign of parish-pump politics, aided by Jones the Vote, Sir Trevor Jones.
Stories credited to "The Sofia Echo staff" may give outsiders the impression of a throng of journalists crowding a vast news-room that stretches to the horizon, making the Washington Post's reporters room look like the quarters of a parish-pump newsletter.
Anyway, do we really want Labour MPs to be parish-pump nobodies?
Like her father before her, she is all that is bad about parish-pump politics in Ireland.
Again I would suggest that when MPs are regularly criticised in the media for not taking an interest in parish-pump issues but rather being wrapped up in Westminster life he should congratulate our MP for being aware of and caring about what is happening in Huddersfield.
She worked alongside the then plain Mr Jones, who became a household name as Jones the Vote, promoting the Liberal Party for its parish-pump politics.
Bizarrely, Thomsonfly on their parish-pump airfield at Coventry are gauleiters in their insistence on a 5kg maximum hand baggage.
Of course, newspapers - from the top-selling tabloid to the parish-pump newsletter - will never disappear because newsprint is such a wonderfully dextrous medium.
Tony Blair may think that our education, tax and policing are as trivial as parish-pump politics, but WE do not.
Rangers will celebrate only parish-pump triumphs until Gascoigne's caravan is finally towed back over to his side of Hadrian's Wall.
The key to understanding institutional reform is seen to lie in mundane parish-pump politics rather than any general view of a class struggle dear to Marxist historians.
Picking up on a parish-pump issue in Bulgaria's second-largest Black Sea town, Kouneva said that delaying the decision on building the Bourgas - Alexandroupolis pipeline until after the October 23 elections was evidence of the Government's inability to take management decisions.