Category Archives: Youth Issues

Nick Gibb must take responsibility for his Departments policies


There is a clear need for every Government to keep a track on how well its policy changes are impacting society, so that its actions are made accountable and lessons can be learned. Many people are of the view that … Continue reading

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The failure by this Government has led to a huge loss of human assets


A week today the All Party Parliamentary group for childcare and early education is due to hold the first two sessions of a new inquiry into the funding of early years provision across the UK as explained in this article. … Continue reading

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A day of explosions helped by a year of engineering


Every month or week, indeed most days of the year are marked as being a time to focus on particular events or themes. Today and tonight must be one of the few anniversaries or days to mark that almost everyone … Continue reading

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High Tech sticking plaster is a total waste of money


The news that the Government has set aside £500,000 to enable organisations to experiment with technology such as drones and artificial intelligence to try to reduce knife and gun crime seems to be a complete diversion from the need for … Continue reading

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A fascinating Speech for residents of Sussex and beyond


Every few days I check out some of the speeches from Parliament that I am alerted to because of reference to certain key words or certain people speaking. Sometimes some of the speeches act as provocation to raise concerns in … Continue reading

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The failure to resolve Apprenticeship gaps


As I have written before, the Governments public commitment to achieve the level of apprenticeships in the UK that they argue is needed to address the skills gap created by our departure from the EU has hit many snags. In … Continue reading

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Sure Start and PCCs show the need for political reform


On Monday on ‘Start the Week’ on Radio 4 the programme included Naomi Eisenstadt who spoke about the work carried out under the Labour Government between 2007-2010 on the SureStart programme, which was inspired by the American HeadStart Programme. How … Continue reading

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