Tag Archives: Jeremy Hunt

The missing element from his speech


Yesterday Jeremy Hunt made a speech in the House of Commons which was entitled Mental Health and NHS Performance. The speech was 1262 words long of which 248 or 19% covered his opening remarks and the focus on mental health. The … 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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One visit will not change lives


The visit to Cardinal Newman School in Brighton this week, by Jeremy Hunt was very welcome, coming during mental health awareness week. The visit was used to highlight a partnership between the cities Clinical Commissioning Group, Brighton and Hove City Council … Continue reading

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Why do we allow such lies to be told?


For many people the collapse of society comes as a result of deceit and dishonesty being allowed to be paraded under all of our noses in a blatant way at the highest level, and no one doing anything to stop … Continue reading

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Professional bodies need to act


The news that 20 out of 22 medical professional bodies have signed a letter calling on Junior Doctors to halt their 5 day strike has inevitably made headline news. Yesterday I heard an interview with Simon Paterson-Brown, a Council member … Continue reading

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A hollow strategy, under threat


After many years of faux campaigning and wringing of hands, the Governments has at long last unveiled its response to what a senior Government Minister described in February as a National Emergency. Yet the only real policy within the Child … 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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