Tag Archives: Philip Hammond MP

A very very tough mandate, if it really exists


Thanks to a couple of the new prospective Cabinet Ministers writing on twitter we now know that they believe that our next Prime Minister has a clear or even great mandate to unite the country. The reality is that within … Continue reading

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Policing promises are constantly being broken!


On the 12th March the Policing Minister Nick Hurd responded to a written question from an Essex MP regarding the resolving of organised crime. Whilst the question related to the outer London Boroughs, the answer disclosed how out of touch … Continue reading

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Philip it is clearly time to end the freeze


In a debate on 26th February on the subject of Universal Credit, Frank made a statement that included the following few words regarding the budget which is to take place on Wednesday. Let us hope that Philip Hammond will have … Continue reading

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Government must correct Gavin’s speech


Listening to Philip Hammond on Radio 4 Today this morning it is very clear that the grasp of how offensive and damaging the recent speech by Gavin Williamson (covered in my blog here) was outside of the tall and solid … Continue reading

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Public sector workers getting strangely mixed messages


Last Friday in Parliament this question and answer (only the first few lines are shown here, the rest of the answer can be seen on this website) took place and on the face of things, there is no reason for … Continue reading

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An inspiring 28 minutes


The focus by Politicians and Industry on vehicles that can be powered by electricity and eventually be self driven has sadly led to all sorts of ignorance being demonstrated in a manner that is bound to create disappointment and cynicism. … Continue reading

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“We’re introducing” means very little!


In last weeks budget Philip Hammond made the following statement We’re introducing T-levels. And today I provide a further £20m to support FE colleges to prepare for them. Whilst this was hardly a detailed statement, it did indicate a sense of immediacy, … Continue reading

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