Tag Archives: Tim Loughton MP

Tim seems to be in no mans land


On the 18th July Tim Loughton the MP for East Worthing, Shoreham and (so my friend Chris feels included) Sompting too! raised a matter in the House of Commons on the way in which Govia Thamselink Railways are performing in … Continue reading

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Too late to shut an important Stable Door


On 26th July Tim Loughton MP, for East Worthing and Shoreham asked a question of the Government. “To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, which policy areas relevant to vulnerable children and young people are under consideration in … Continue reading

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Loughton must extend his consultation


According to this news report, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children, chaired by Tim Loughton MP is in the process of asking Social Workers and those people currently training to be Social Workers if they believe the Government needs … Continue reading

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Open Government?


The following blog has been published in a shortened form in today’s Argus Newspaper in the Opinion column: In the run up to Christmas, Tim Loughton MP for East Worthing and Shoreham asked Amber Rudd MP for Hastings and Rye … Continue reading

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Yet more talking, to what purpose?


Last month I wrote a blog about the resignation as rail Minister of Claire Perry, coming as it did, a few days after her appearance before MPs on 13th July in a debate on the travails of the Southern Rail … Continue reading

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A grim fairytale railway


Overnight Claire Perry MP, Rail Minister has resigned from the Government, for reasons she has not yet disclosed officially. According to this article she told friends “she could not face working for another secretary of state” and few outside the … Continue reading

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Should Transparency make Governments uncomfortable?


When I blogged on Monday about the lack of Government transparency, I had no way of knowing that on the same day, Matthew Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office would be speaking at the Institute of Government and covering a similar subject. His speech … Continue reading

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