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Our Government is like a bad naïve parent


Observing  James Brokenshire on Marr this morning helps to demonstrate how our Government is heading at high speed into a very narrow culdesac over its wishes to achieve Brexit.  He is asked what attitude this Government has towards Business, in … Continue reading

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Helpful words from the MP for Rolls Royce


On Wednesday at Prime Ministers Questions, the MP for Chichester, Gillian Keegan asked a valuable question that succinctly explains why our industrial heritage and contemporary economy will collapse if we end up with a hard Brexit. Despite the rather half … Continue reading

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Brexit and Trains – Two major failings of our Government


The significance of the next two days in Parliament seems huge to those people who are still feeling engaged and concerned about the process of leaving or remaining in the European Union. Writing as someone who believes our departure will … Continue reading

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A few empty spaces at a popular event


For reasons I cannot fully understand, a political group called Conservative Way Forward has my name on their mailing list. Interestingly they never sent out a General Data Protection Regulation form or notification as far as I can recall, I certainly … Continue reading

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USA’s signature is not worth the paper it is written on


It is always refreshing at the start of a week to hope that change can be achieved over the next few days which will make our community more secure by the weekend. However last week showed us how much change … Continue reading

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Celebrity small governments, buying their way to power


The weekend saw two disconnected but parallel pieces of news or information appearing on-line. The news that our Foreign Secretary has travelled to the USA to meet with Deputy President Mike Pence has been over shadowed by the claim that … Continue reading

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Strange views and odd behaviour of MPs


The news over the last 24 hours whilst the Cabinet was scheduled to meet and discuss the way of leaving the EU indicated some very odd comments from various sources. These included a rumour that Boris Johnson might resign if … Continue reading

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