Tag Archives: Brexit

The beginning of an adventure?


The following is from my column in The Argus Newspaper: Today marks the beginning of an adventure for a number of mostly unknown people who are working on our behalf. If all goes well, they will be able to dine … Continue reading

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Is Gove set to be our next Prime Minister?


I must has spent too long in the sun yesterday, these are the thoughts I came up with after a question from a friend regarding where the Tory Party is trying to take us. The return of Michael Gove to … Continue reading

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The need for real life experience


One of the demonstrable disadvantages of having Government Ministers and Shadow Ministers who have spent all of their working lives in the isolated environment that is a political party is that they get use to fighting one another and then … Continue reading

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The rise of belief in a flat earth


Now that we have decided (well to be precise, just over half of the voters decided) to leave the European Union, it appears that we are being overwhelmed with opportunities to change our nation for the better (assuming that you … Continue reading

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How do we get our voices heard?


There is a clear sense that our Government and its closest political ally are attempting to ignore the concerns of many ‘ordinary’ people who are feeling disturbed and helpless when it comes to changing our society. These people are not … Continue reading

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A perfect storm?


The news in the last few days tells us that Prison Officer numbers are at a point of near crisis, with almost 2000 needed across the prison estate, yet 400 more left than joined the service in the last year. … Continue reading

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Boundary Changes


The following was published in the Brighton Argus on Tuesday, it has a parochial element to it, focusing as it does on the boundary changes being consulted upon for our city. However it does have a resonance for other places. … Continue reading

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