Tag Archives: Jeremy Hunt

We must look beyond our own shores

In the last 24 hours two British senior politicians from both sides of the House of Commons with clear responsibility for our role overseas have been raising concerns about internal aspects of our nation and it is clear that both … Continue reading

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Our Government is like a bad naïve parent

Observing  James Brokenshire on Marr this morning helps to demonstrate how our Government is heading at high speed into a very narrow culdesac over its wishes to achieve Brexit.  He is asked what attitude this Government has towards Business, in … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt has cut funding for good causes

A few days ago Parliaments Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published a report which should have been entitled ‘The future of lottery funding’ however it was actually called ‘The future of the national lottery’. The report which can be found here … Continue reading

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Nash leaves and Agnew arrives

The departure of Lord Nash from the Department for Education as Academies Minister and his replacement of soon to be Sir, Theodore Agnew will ensure that the Department once again benefits from wealthy businessmen who have turned some of their … Continue reading

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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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