Category Archives: Youth Issues

Lets put children first for once


The recent news that the UK has dramatically fallen in the world rankings from 11th to 156th in an independent analysis of childrens rights is something that should act as a severe wake up call to whichever party or coalition … Continue reading

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Lessons from Bognor and Littlehampton


I spent several hours yesterday knocking on doors in the Wick area of Littlehampton. It is the home neighbourhood of Paul Sanderson who is standing as the Independent candidate in the General Election on 8th June. Paul is new to … Continue reading

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The scaredy cats of Brighton & Hove


Later today a great opportunity has been created by two charities I have connections with. They wanted to try to change the nature of the political discourse taking place in our city by inviting a candidate from each party and … Continue reading

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Manifesto season is upon us


As part of the General Election 2017 campaign we are now in the manifesto season which I have written about in Todays Argus newspaper. This season ensures that those of us who are interested in such matters can spend many … Continue reading

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A nation in desperate need of change


This morning there are reports from various sources of how many vacancies or impending vacancies exist in the NHS and our state run educational service. The high levels of vacancies for Nurses estimated at some 40,000 or 11% of the … Continue reading

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A record high – we should be ashamed of


The latest Government statistic shows that on at least one measure this Government has completely failed one vulnerable group in our society. Tragically they are people whose predicament is of little concern to the current Government and unlike the nurses … Continue reading

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A Government asleep at the wheel


At the beginning of April I posted a blog about the early indications that the Governments new apprenticeship scheme was not ready for delivery as promised back in 2015. As of the 6th April the Government began collecting a new … Continue reading

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