Tag Archives: MPs

It is time for the Charity Commission to advise Parliament


A few days ago I went out shopping for some last minute Christmas gifts and bumped into a local Councillor who has played an important role in ensuring that the Labour Party avoids falling into too many pot holes in … Continue reading

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Lets hope the Government understands what partnerships mean!


Over the last couple of days businesses have begun to receive Partnership Packs from the Government which on the face of it appears to be a very positive approach. After all people involved in businesses understand in a rather specific … Continue reading

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This Government intends to rob charities


Over several decades I have had the privilege of being involved in a range of charities from small neighbourhood based organisations to large regional charities and even a few national charities. Throughout that time there has been a significant level … Continue reading

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The hidden gems in our communities


Two disconnected elements that nevertheless have a link: Last night as I returned to Brighton just after 7pm I remembered that I had put an entry into my diary to try to visit the Moulsecoomb Forest Garden and Wildlife Project open … Continue reading

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A revealing statement – unfit for purpose?


This comment made by the Minister of State at the Department for Education, Nick Gibb reveals why Gibb and his boss, Nicky Morgan are determined to force all Schools to become academies. The comment was made over the weekend, the two abbreviations are LA … Continue reading

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Why the Panama papers are so toxic


Assuming that the papers ultimately show that the men and women who have used Panama as a tax haven have done nothing illegal, the question is surely why have so many people who set the tax rules for residents of the … Continue reading

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We need a mature debate


Having watched Prime Ministers Questions on various occasions it is clear that when they are together in their Westminster debating chamber, our MPs believe that essentially anything goes and one wonders if some of them behave in a manner that … Continue reading

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