Category Archives: Youth Issues

Housing for young people


The following article focuses on the crisis in Youth Homelessness and the need for powerful advocates, it is published this morning in The Argus newspaper: There are few people who have the privilege of living in a Palace, particularly one … Continue reading

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The Rite of Passage is going wrong


At the beginning of this year Theresa May gave the annual Charity Commission lecture which she entitled ‘The Shared Society’ which was widely recognised as a way of putting to death once and for all the ‘Big Society’ of David … Continue reading

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End in sight for a mixed economy?


During the reign of the coalition Government one significant focal points was their attempt to reduce the size of the State through the creation of mutual organisations, inspired by the success of companies such as John Lewis. Whole sections were … Continue reading

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Creative thinking produces results


Last night in Brighton and Hove the Council managed to pass the budget for the next financial year on its second attempt. One of the areas which has suffered, but thankfully not as much as could easily have been the … Continue reading

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We need a Government of Hope


The many memorials to the great work of Nicholas Winton and the Kindertransport from 79 years ago should act as a reminder of the way in which our nation was once a beacon of Hope across Europe and throughout the … Continue reading

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Theresa the exaggerator


Understandably this week at Questions to the Prime Minister or PMQs a lot of the focus was on the visit to America by Theresa May. She went through the various Questions and Answers, mostly batting away criticism until Jonathan Reynolds … Continue reading

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The Spark is about to go out


The following has been published in the Argus today as the daily opinion piece. SPARK are a charity I have worked with since before they changed their name, and in recent years the company I work for has been proud … Continue reading

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