Category Archives: Youth Issues

Representation of the People (Equal Franchise)


Ninety years ago today, Parliament passed an Act that brought our nation into a modern and meaningful world and made a significant and meaningful change to the way in which our society operates. The Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) … Continue reading

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Parliamentary training should work both ways


According to this page of the Parliamentary website, teachers and lecturers who are training and educating students in matters that relate to politics have a fantastic range of resources open to them. There is a outreach team of Parliamentary Educators … Continue reading

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Wealth can lead to abuse of the system


It seems vital that our society places the needs of the weak and vulnerable and innocent people at the top of the priority list, giving them as much help as is possible so that their lives are saved and made … Continue reading

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A Minister without understanding


For just over a decade in the 1990’s and into the new Millennium I was a Financial Adviser who organised literally hundreds of mortgages for people amongst many other matters. As a Mortgage arranger, it was clear that my role … Continue reading

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Do we need radical changes in education?


The speed and cost with which change takes place in our education system is woeful based on two specific and current examples. The introduction of T-Level courses which are the vocational and technical equivalent of A levels had been discussed … Continue reading

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There is a clear need for effective data


I work for a small company and occasionally we get a phone call from an agency ringing on behalf of the Government wanting to gather data on our work and impact. If we have the data, we will share it … Continue reading

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Sheffield is an important place but….


In the late 1990’s and early part of the new Millennium Brighton was regularly referred to as having more pilots than Gatwick, because the Blair Government used to test out its policies in a city which was close enough to … Continue reading

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