Tag Archives: European Union

We need the right to recall, now!


In a Parliament that claims to be responding to the will of the British people it is time that all constituents are given the opportunity to express their will on matters that go beyond our decision to remain or leave … Continue reading

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The Feelings index!


When David Cameron first became Prime Minister, he proposed finding a way of measuring our happiness as a nation. The plan which was estimated to cost some £2M was that from April 2011, the Office for National Statistics would ask people … Continue reading

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A Government out of its depth


The Attorney General, Jeremy Wright appears to be out of his depth, or else he is being undermined by people in the Government to which he belongs. When the Referendum was being planned, no one expected Brexit to be adopted. … Continue reading

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The benefit of open negotiations


Over the last few weeks we have all been treated to a lot of hoary nonsense about the idea of secret negotiations over our departure from the EU. It is time for people like Sajid Javid, David Davis, Jacob Rees … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Petitions


As I write this I am waiting to find out if my Parliamentary Petition on the NHS has been accepted by the powers that be, as a legitimate petition which they will consider. The process of creating a petition follows … Continue reading

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Sofa so bad


Being an MP must be a challenging role, creating numerous opportunities to visit people, events and organisations with a wide range of needs and stories to tell. To then be given a national platform as a Government Minister (or shadow … Continue reading

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Brexit means 184 pages


Over the Summer as Theresa May occasionally spoke up about how Brexit means Brexit from her Swiss chalet, researchers in the House of Commons were hard at work producing a 184 page document along with a much shorter summary which outlines … Continue reading

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