Category Archives: Youth Issues

Telegraph journalists need to experience the real world


Our Government claimed almost a year ago that austerity had ended, even though the cuts to police, education, NHS, low income benefits and local government are still impacting the deepest bones of our society. However if suddenly the Government discovered … Continue reading

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A wake up call for the Department for Education?


A few weeks ago I wrote a piece that related to a debate that had taken place in Parliament about modern language education and in that debate Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister made it very clear that in the light … Continue reading

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The urgent need to help unite our nation


In many senses the visit that begins officially tomorrow is simply one more bit of icing on a very unpleasant cake that began to be baked early in 2016 when an EU referendum that was poorly prepared for was announced, … Continue reading

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Emergencies demand immediate responses Sajid


As we have reached what we keep being told are the final days of the Parliamentary career of Theresa May, it is inevitable that those who wish to take on the role of Prime Minister will come under even more … Continue reading

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A Bizarre attitude towards a single vote


Just over a week ago MPs were debating a matter that will have a huge impact on our educational infrastructure. It was clear from the debate that the impact on our Universities of our departure from the EU is going … Continue reading

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Studying EU languages is a demand from Brexit supporting MPs


The following is my piece in Today’s Argus column: Following the major shift in 10 out of the 13 District and Borough Councils across Sussex and the impact here in Brighton and Hove last Thursday it is hard to fully understand … Continue reading

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Government must clarify its use of CJTF


Our Government tends to adapt terminology from various sources in an attempt to sound good and sadly they often achieve nothing as a result. To clarify the term ‘task force’ which the Home Office seems to like using, NATO defined … Continue reading

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