Tag Archives: Theresa May

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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There is no such thing as a free dinner!


When senior Tories such as Amber Rudd and Theresa May challenge the Labour Party for believing the nation possesses a money tree to fund their policies, it is disturbing that they are capable of finding one when their own politics … Continue reading

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Brexit is harder than public sector pay


As the Government seems to be tying itself up in knots over public sector pay, it is hard to imagine how the current Cabinet could all manage to get to Brussels for a day trip together, let alone hold a … Continue reading

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Just who are the others?


The opening paragraph of last weeks Queens Speech raises a question regarding who the Government has in mind when it speaks of ‘others’. Bearing in mind that Queens speeches are crafted over many days and should ensure that not only … Continue reading

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Lies and the Liars


Over the last 3 General Elections we have seen Conservative Governments elected on manifestos which they have consistently failed to fulfill for different reasons and based on at least one national hustings in the last few weeks, promises made by … Continue reading

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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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