Tag Archives: Theresa May

Sussex MP is an Equality Champion?


In the Parliamentary debate following the Grenfell Tower disaster it was reassuring to read the transcript of a question asked by Huw Merriman, MP for Battle and Bexhill. He challenged the Prime Minister: “I note that the Prime Minister said … Continue reading

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The Irish nights are drawing in


On the longest day of the year throughout the UK, although we still have most of the Summer ahead of us, we all know that from this evening, the nights will begin to get longer. That is as true throughout … Continue reading

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Is Gove set to be our next Prime Minister?


I must has spent too long in the sun yesterday, these are the thoughts I came up with after a question from a friend regarding where the Tory Party is trying to take us. The return of Michael Gove to … Continue reading

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We need a joined up Industrial Strategy


When the coalition came to power they invoked, like many changes of political power before them, a flurry of change, sweeping away the structures of their predecessors. Everything went in the bin, both the things that were not helping society … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency


The truth is that no matter how significant a persons role is, ultimately if they are no longer confident in their ability to carry out the work involved, then forcing them to remain in post is a mistake. Just over … Continue reading

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Please plan the next election carefully


My column in todays Argus is as follows, written on Friday morning: As I write this column it is far from clear what the medium term outcome from Thursdays election will be. It seems certain that Theresa May will be … Continue reading

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A deeply flawed argument


On Friday night on Radio 4, Brandon Lewis was the Tory Minister who took part in the Any Questions programme, in the place of James Brokenshire whose appearance was cancelled for reasons that are not clear. Some observers suggested that … Continue reading

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