Category Archives: EU Referendum

How close to solving the problem are we?


Over the last few days I have seen a number of pieces being posted on the internet about the future of our economy beyond the 31st December and the prospects of trade deals. This image was published just over two … Continue reading

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Most Conservative MPs have ended Parliamentary Sovereignty


It can sometimes take time for mistakes that have occurred in Parliament to emerge and for them to begin to be understood. I appreciate that writing about an event that took place three weeks ago today is not very prompt, … Continue reading

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Beirut was not a Nuclear explosion, but….


As the work begins in Beirut to deal with the catastrophe caused by the explosion that occurred on Tuesday evening, it is very clear that all nations need to do whatever we can to prevent such things ever happening again. … Continue reading

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Parliament is now closed, so what should Sussex MPs do?


It is very conventional for the Parliamentary Summer recession to take place around this date with the first full week starting today. Based on the time of year and the fact that usually MPs would have all been working long … Continue reading

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MPs and Parliament must now respond to this major problem


Over many years there have been plenty of examples of corruption by individual MPs, Ministers and even occasionally whole Governments. How this current situation compares to some of those examples is hard to measure, particularly as the Russia report is … Continue reading

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The UK Internal Market debate illustrates many political problems


On Wednesday in the House of Commons, Alok Sharma the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) led a debate on a White Paper which he was publishing in order to help unpack some of the consequences … Continue reading

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Public Contracts for Smaller SME Businesses are clearly needed


On Thursday the MP for Crawley, Henry Smith asked a vital question about businesses and although it related to a very specific case which he then referred to in his subsequent question, it is clear to those of us who … Continue reading

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Nusrat Ghani is clearly arguing for all nations to work together


This tweet from the MP for Wealden which first appeared at around midday on Thursday was retweeted by her at 8am today so it is clearly a theme she is passionate about. The tweet promotes this article which is published … Continue reading

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A lot has changed in the last 35 years


Last night when we got home from the garden of one of our good friends, where we were able to enjoy a fantastic BBQ we switched on the TV and watched a programme that reflected what happened 35 years ago … Continue reading

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