Category Archives: Charities

Parliamentary training should work both ways


According to this page of the Parliamentary website, teachers and lecturers who are training and educating students in matters that relate to politics have a fantastic range of resources open to them. There is a outreach team of Parliamentary Educators … Continue reading

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Let’s redouble our efforts to care for all children


As Donald Trump through his UN ambassador withdraws the USA from the United Nation Human Rights Council claiming the agency is a “protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias” and images circulate around the world of … Continue reading

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Three people working hard on our behalf


We are in the middle of a national campaign to raise the profile of the safe use of a valuable asset in our County and City, but one that carries high risks. The coast and rivers across Sussex provide us … Continue reading

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A clear line has been crossed


  A couple of days ago the Charity Commission published a case report on an educational charity and one of the research documents it had published. The commission states “Whilst we considered that the trustees do recognise the need for … Continue reading

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Fine words from the Head of Ofsted


Amanda Spielman is the head of Ofsted and yesterday she spoke at the Pre-school Learning Alliance annual conference. The words below are her opening and closing remarks which help to explain how vital Pre Schools and Nurseries are in our … Continue reading

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Government statistics hide as much as they reveal


When the Labour Party introduced Children’s Centres in 1999 they chose to make them available to people in all areas of society. The coalition and now this Government have since closed down over 1000 of them and is now claiming … Continue reading

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Sheffield is an important place but….


In the late 1990’s and early part of the new Millennium Brighton was regularly referred to as having more pilots than Gatwick, because the Blair Government used to test out its policies in a city which was close enough to … Continue reading

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