Tag Archives: Nick Gibb

Gibb and Loughton must explain their comments


One of the most fantastic events that took place last week was the celebration of 75 years since the D Day departure and landing, an event that began the end of our last world war. This is why President Trump … Continue reading

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A wake up call for the Department for Education?


A few weeks ago I wrote a piece that related to a debate that had taken place in Parliament about modern language education and in that debate Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister made it very clear that in the light … Continue reading

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Studying EU languages is a demand from Brexit supporting MPs


The following is my piece in Today’s Argus column: Following the major shift in 10 out of the 13 District and Borough Councils across Sussex and the impact here in Brighton and Hove last Thursday it is hard to fully understand … Continue reading

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Parliamentary neighbours must listen to one another


It is perhaps understandable that MPs from different parties fail to pay much attention to one another when they are trying to make a point, but when the Government and its fellow MPs speak about the same issues and MPs … Continue reading

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Government reverses one use of the Parliamentary F word


It is understandable that many people find the use of the F word deeply offensive, inside and outside of Parliament. However its use inside Parliament leads to certain arrogant individuals and the Government, preventing good policy changes from taking place … Continue reading

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The Government needs to pay proper attention to schools


News has recently emerged both locally and nationally of how educational establishments have been assessed as being poor performers by Ofsted. However one of the contexts for this is that when Schools are judged as ‘outstanding’ they are removed from … Continue reading

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Sussex travellers need some justification for todays 3.1% railfare increase


Parliamentary rules suggest that under most settings local people can only expect to hear from their own MP if they want to ask a question. However there are always going to be exceptions and the following is surely one of … Continue reading

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