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.

Education but not as we want it


There is a crisis in education occuring in Schools across the UK. Today I have written about it in our local paper, The Argus: Every generation faces challenges when it comes to education. As a child of the 60’s I … Continue reading

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Our schools policy is in chaos


When the leader of Conservative dominated Kent County Council and Chair of the County Councils network decides to speak out against a Conservative Government and its policies, one would expect that the Government will listen and taking account of what … Continue reading

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The Rite of Passage is going wrong


At the beginning of this year Theresa May gave the annual Charity Commission lecture which she entitled ‘The Shared Society’ which was widely recognised as a way of putting to death once and for all the ‘Big Society’ of David … Continue reading

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End in sight for a mixed economy?


During the reign of the coalition Government one significant focal points was their attempt to reduce the size of the State through the creation of mutual organisations, inspired by the success of companies such as John Lewis. Whole sections were … Continue reading

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We need Ministers with experience


Its very telling that our needs as a nation as a whole are treated as insignificant by most Governments compared to the concerns of the well paid bankers and other power brokers in the city of London. This Government like … Continue reading

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First signs of political spring?


It seems as though the Government under Mrs May is suffering a number of challenges and has even conceded some defeats in the last few days. All of these elements arise as things which she could legitimately lay at the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is a new day


Tomorrow is Friday, certainly not the first or the last that most of us will experience. Every day is a new day, but most workplaces have a certain rhythm to them and Parliament is no exception. Fridays when Parliament is … Continue reading

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