Category Archives: Environment

Misunderstanding cause and effect


Two speeches in Parliament on the impact of cars vs cycles show how deeply out of touch with common sense some of the people who sit in Parliament really are. We need decision makers who are willing to pay attention … 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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The cruel sea


The relief experienced by residents on the East coast in places such as Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea when the high tides on Friday night did not cause damage is hard for many of us to fully appreciate. Sussex is … Continue reading

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The importance of New Zealand


Although I have friends living in both Australia and New Zealand I confess if faced with the opportunity to travel to either nation, I would choose New Zealand. Its culture is deemed by many commentators to be some 20 years … Continue reading

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The need for an appeal


According to this mornings news, Samuel Catt aged 21 has been sent a letter fining him for fly tipping in the Lewes Road area of Brighton. The bags of waste he left outside of his home for collection by CityClean, … Continue reading

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The Chilterns got in the way


Speaking on Sunday morning on the Marr show, the Right Honourable Christopher Stephen Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport was asked why the budget for HS2 is once again being expanded from its original £40Bn with suggestions that … Continue reading

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A Southern Powerhouse?


The news that George Osborne is to remain as a backbench MP whilst focusing on his new role as chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership is good news for my birth city of Liverpool. The Northern Powerhouse Partnership appears to … Continue reading

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