Tag Archives: Matthew Hancock

Mental Health provision for young people


A week ago in Parliament there were several questions raised on the theme of Mental Health provision for young people that each led to the same response from a Health Minister which raises a further question. However this further question … Continue reading

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Hi Matt, was Thatcher a Hero or Villain over Orgreave?


When MPs or Ministers are asked questions they regularly demonstrate they believe they have the choice of avoiding the question if it is seen as potentially a trick question or answering it and being taken out and criticised in public. … Continue reading

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It is clearly time for a change


The way in which our Democracy operates means that Ministers like Matt Hancock, MPs like Priti Patel who also happens to be an ex-Minister and MEPs like David Bannerman are part of the well paid and highly privileged group of … Continue reading

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Levenson part 2 and Tina Stowell etc


Yesterday two provocative decisions were announced by Matt Hancock, the Tory Minister for the DCMS Department (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport). The first was the decision to scrap part two of the Levenson enquiry despite promises by David Cameron in … Continue reading

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A Government heading for collapse?


The events of yesterday seem to indicate that at least four of the Ministers currently serving the Government and a Tory Vice Chair are incapable of making good or even honest decisions. My blog from yesterday relates to the decision … Continue reading

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A clear lack of accountability


When elected Government officers make decisions to spend public money in ways that are clearly outside of their remit and go against the advice of their civil servants, there needs to be some form of accountability for them and learning … Continue reading

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A lack of discrimination


A news report in Mondays Independent newspaper responds to the way in which young men and women from Independent Schools are able to gain advantage from their education and are disproportionately represented in the high ranks in Business, Public Sector … Continue reading

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