Category Archives: Charities

Government Ideas for corrupting democracy


According to this question in the House of Commons on Monday, the Government is abusing its power by spending our money on an attempt to win its own, supposedly  publicly accountable consultation, to build a National Holocaust Memorial Centre in … Continue reading

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Two politicians who appear to ignore their past


The track record for Pickles and Blunkett when it comes to reducing the loss of funds to schools and preventing public bodies (such as schools)from spending money on unnecessary publications is very clear. The speech was made by Blunkett when … Continue reading

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Government accepts criticism from next PM but not from other people!


The level of criticism directed at the Government by a number of the candidates campaigning to become leaders of the Government is not modest. Indeed some of the MPs who wish to lead the Tory Party or who support candidates … Continue reading

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Baroness Stowell must go further in her comments about charities


A few days ago Baroness Tina Stowell who was previously a member of the Tory Party and who resigned from the party when they appointed her as Chairman of the Charity Commission (which was a good response) made a speech … Continue reading

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Fascinating debate with meaningful democratic recommendations


Every so often in the House of Lords a debate takes place which deserves to be promoted beyond the vital but passive provision of Hansard and “They Work for You” which is where I was alerted to this particular one. … Continue reading

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Deaf Awareness Week 2019


The focus today on deaf awareness week is related to youth and families. My own family is one that has had an extensive exposure to deafness. My sister was diagnosed with deafness when she was relatively young, before she left … Continue reading

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Government must clarify its use of CJTF


Our Government tends to adapt terminology from various sources in an attempt to sound good and sadly they often achieve nothing as a result. To clarify the term ‘task force’ which the Home Office seems to like using, NATO defined … Continue reading

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