Tag Archives: Government

A man living in fantasy land


On Thursday Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown wrote the daily opinion piece in The Argus newspaper. It was entitled ‘We must reunite behind the country after the Brexit vote’ and in the piece he goes on to say “Whilst I … Continue reading

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Something that should trouble all of us


The news that the Government has suppressed a report that shows one of their flagship schemes has been ineffective is not a shock. Sadly that sort of things happens all too often and Governments appear to believe that they are … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency


This Government appears to makes inconsistent decisions about the way they spend our money. In November 2012 I was a candidate for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election, a new role that received a great deal of publicity as … Continue reading

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Children and Young People need to be heard


The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has just published its fifth review of the UK and has highlighted a raft of “serious concerns” about our nations treatment of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people. An article … Continue reading

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Contempt of our Parliament


At 10.30 last Thursday while we were voting or going about our usual business two veteran Politicians called Chris had a heated exchange in Parliament during the regular session on the subject ‘Business of the House of Commons’. The two … Continue reading

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The challenge for Micro and Small Enterprises


In a recent speech in the House of Lords Prof Lord Bhattacharyya who is Professor of Manufacturing Systems at the University of Warwick, explained how the University partners with the Jaguar Land Rover Academy to provide education for the workers in the … Continue reading

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A challenge to our understanding of Government


On Wednesday night in the House of Commons, the overwhelming vote to extend military operations into Syria created a number of questions regarding the way in which our democracy operates. All MPs are elected as representatives of their constituents, not as … Continue reading

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