Tag Archives: Chris Grayling

We need some action from Today’s reopening of Parliament


It is lovely that Members of Parliament have had a few days break which began on Wednesday night, 20th May, but now they are back at work today with some real challenges. One of these is the incompetent approach of … Continue reading

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We need a more coherent support approach to businesses


The comments by Grant Shapps at the Tory Party conference yesterday on what is referred to as Operation Matterhorn according to the tweet will no doubt have raised a few moments of applause for him in the auditorium along with … Continue reading

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Closing down Parliament and the licensing of Drones


The actions by Sussex and indeed Kent and Surrey MPs last Tuesday during a debate on matters relating to Northern Ireland have presented our nation with a very slim mechanism to avoid the new Prime Minister from shutting down Parliament … Continue reading

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Lets eat the cake and then ask for it to be supplied


The idea that our departure from the EU will have an impact on flights to Europe is a matter that has been discussed on many occasions and given that Henry is a supporter of Boris who has promised we will … Continue reading

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Uckfield gets longer trains but no link to Lewes


On Thursday the news about the Uckfield train line was finally admitted by a Government Lords based Minister, Charolotte Vere. This response came almost two years since Chris Grayling made a statement about the same issue when he was answering … Continue reading

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Our demand for HS2 is clear and unquestionable


Nusrat Ghani MP spoke on Monday in the House of Commons “I am indeed the Minister responsible for this project[HS2]. Not only is the project this Government’s policy, but it was in the Conservative party’s manifesto as well as in … Continue reading

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We need to overhaul Parliamentary answer processes


A couple of weeks ago a Labour member of the House of Lords asked a rather simple and basic question and got what could be described as an absent answer. The person who asked the question is Alan West, Baron … Continue reading

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How many questions will it take Liz Sugg?


The third version of Steve Bassam’s question regarding what one Government Minister was doing a month ago emerged on Thursday. His previous two questions and Elizabeth’s answers can be seen on this blog. Steve is clearly pushing the Government to … Continue reading

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Three DfT broken-buses crawl along together!


My blog yesterday focused on the unwillingness of the Department for Transport to answer a very simple and straightforward question, raised by Cheryl Gillan MP on the 13th March in the House of Commons regarding HS2. The Minister who refused … Continue reading

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Complete un-accountability regarding Grayling


A few days ago Steve Bassam asked a very simple question directed at the Department for Transport regarding their senior Minister. On Wednesday the department took the trouble to answer the question or perhaps more accurately they responded by acknowledging … Continue reading

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