Tag Archives: Conservative Party

A centrist party is a non starter


The idea being promoted by ex David Davis aide James Chapman (@jameschappers) that the Tory MPs who oppose Brexit should align themselves to the Labout MPs who also oppose Brexit and then join up with the Lib Dems and Greens … Continue reading

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We need our Big Lottery Refund!


Last week, Crawley MP Henry Smith used his website to encourage his constituents to apply for the Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund. This opportunity exists across the UK. The fund consists of £3M of which one allocation will be £1M and … Continue reading

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Sitting in the wrong part of the room?


The latest comments made by Amanda Spielman imply that for once Ofsted, the agency she runs is focusing on the wrong group of people and organisations. However the conclusion she has reached will give a positive message to those who … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency


The truth is that no matter how significant a persons role is, ultimately if they are no longer confident in their ability to carry out the work involved, then forcing them to remain in post is a mistake. Just over … Continue reading

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A place of mental safety


The promises from the political parties are clear – as mud. Mental health provision matters, but sadly there is little evidence of a thought through set of proposals from either Labour or the Conservatives. Read either of the manifestos and search … Continue reading

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My take on a few of the promises


The following is my piece in todays Argus: Now that all of the main parties have published their manifestos it is interesting to see some of the elements that have been included. I confess my focus has been on the … Continue reading

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A manifesto for Foodbanks


Now that all of the manifestos have been published perhaps it is time to focus on some of the challenges of daily life, as well as the superficial promises or aspirations that each contender for Government has included in their … Continue reading

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