Category Archives: Parliament and Democracy

The British Political system is viewed by many as the Mother of all Parliaments. This Grand old lady is also unsteady on her feet and the electorate have considered putting her in a home. We need to find new ways of doing Democracy in England to counter-balance the reforms in the other parts of the UK

We are not sailing


The return to work last Wednesday by Theresa May was signalled by her visit to HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth and comments regarding the silencing of Big Ben as work on the Elizabeth tower begins. Sadly for our nation whilst … Continue reading

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Time to admit a U turn David


On 24th June 2016 the Government in several stages of chaos began the process albeit chaotically of preparing for Brexit. Over the 14 months on many occasions the Government has consistently denied a willingness to explain where it intends to … Continue reading

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We need honesty from Brexiteers


The news this week emerging from a 14 page document published by David Davis under the title “Future Customs Arrangements” is that there are two options under consideration for our departure from the EU and the transition period and despite … Continue reading

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Dear Zac, please remove the tweet


Hi there Zac, we have never met and I suspect we never will, that said I have in the posted both positive and critical blogs about your behaviour and political judgements. You are part of the UK establishment being part … Continue reading

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We need effective Children’s services


The new Director of Childrens Services for Norfolk County Council is Sara Tough as this news report explains. Sara is due to move to this role from her current post as Director of Childrens Services in Dorset in October, when … Continue reading

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Something does need fixing Cressida


As this news report explains, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick is defending her organisation from an attempt by the London Mayor to try to merge it with the City of London Police Force and the BTP. As … Continue reading

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Making weak laws is the easy part


On Sunday night I was involved in a twitter debate organised by a group whose own twitter account is @PrisonStorm . The debate took place over a 2 hour period and covered a number of issues including the misuse of … Continue reading

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