Category Archives: Education

The Blair Government invested heavily in early years education and the Cameron Government began well by promising to retain childrens centres. That has become one more piece of this Governments hyperbole at best. The truth was that Blairs reforms did not go far enough and now the ground is being moved from under our childrens feet. No stone should be left unturned as we protect the future of our next generation.

Diversity, motivation and future ideas!


This week some of the young people who attend a University that is where a disproportionate number of Cabinet members are educated took a trip to the House of Commons and as the tweet makes clear listened to what they … Continue reading

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A glimmer of light at the end of the Budget tunnel


It is great news that the Government has amended its Budget on a matter that costs the Government very little and will protect many hundreds of people who have been using the fixed odds betting terminals and spending thousands of … Continue reading

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Nick Gibb must take responsibility for his Departments policies


There is a clear need for every Government to keep a track on how well its policy changes are impacting society, so that its actions are made accountable and lessons can be learned. Many people are of the view that … Continue reading

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The failure by this Government has led to a huge loss of human assets


A week today the All Party Parliamentary group for childcare and early education is due to hold the first two sessions of a new inquiry into the funding of early years provision across the UK as explained in this article. … Continue reading

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A day of explosions helped by a year of engineering


Every month or week, indeed most days of the year are marked as being a time to focus on particular events or themes. Today and tonight must be one of the few anniversaries or days to mark that almost everyone … Continue reading

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Strange communication techniques


When well-resourced and highly educated men and a woman set off from their official place of work to make a presentation to a massive audience it is understandable that they turn out smartly and make a big entrance onto the … Continue reading

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A fascinating Speech for residents of Sussex and beyond


Every few days I check out some of the speeches from Parliament that I am alerted to because of reference to certain key words or certain people speaking. Sometimes some of the speeches act as provocation to raise concerns in … Continue reading

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