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Surely this use of language justifies a legal investigation


When Boris claimed on LBC radio that £60m of public money had been ejaculated up a wall by the Police service investigating historic child abuse cases he surely crossed some sort of line. Had he crossed it in private he … Continue reading

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As Brexit collapses we need regional bodies to speak up


The British Government has failed to formulate a credible deal for us to leave the EU, and their discussions lack any public clarity with less than 450 hours to go before the deadline they have set out regarding our departure. … Continue reading

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Performance related pay for Parliamentarians is essential


Given the dramatic incompetence of Parliament as a whole and the Government in particular since the referendum on 23rd June 2016, this news that once again all MPs will receive a pay rise this year makes it clear that change … Continue reading

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The most factional, divided & poisonous parliament in the last 200 years….


….which is inhabited either by foolish men and women or by people who must now lay down their differences and work together to snatch a positive outcome for our nation from the jaws of Cameron and Mays crisis. Writing in … Continue reading

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OFSTED is failing but Parliament leads the way!


At the end of last week the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee published a report on their concerns about the failings of OFSTED or the OFfice for STandards in EDucation. The Chair of the PAC, Meg Hillier stated: “Cuts to Ofsted’s … Continue reading

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It is time for Parliament to be made accountable


We live in society that feels like a strange mix of strongly defined processes and protocols which can at times prevent ordinary people from making the most of their time or resources and at the other end of the spectrum, … Continue reading

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Retain the integrity & trust of the public?


A brief comment made last Tuesday in the House of Commons resonated with words from the grandfather of the man concerned. Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex) did not speak in a way that will become as famous as speeches by Winston … Continue reading

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