Category Archives: Afghanistan

Victoria Atkins answer the Afghanistan question!


On Wednesday this written question from Caroline Lucas was responded to by Victoria Atkins and sadly although it was responded to it did not get an answer to the first and arguably the most critical element of the question. Given … Continue reading

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What will happen this week as Parliament opens?


Today is the beginning of the new term for our political representatives in the Houses of Commons and Lords, although after three weeks there will be another long break so political parties can hold their conferences. This week will be … Continue reading

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The Times demonstrates a huge challenge in Government


So this is the piece today from The Times and here are some of the words that Oliver Wright produced. He is the Policy Editor and they published his words and here are two images and one headline and another … Continue reading

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Has the UK got soft power overseas?


To be fair this question and answer took place towards the end of July. The answer was provided on 20th July and the question which was a written document was made a few days earlier. The question came from Sally-Ann … Continue reading

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Our Government must support Afghanistan children


Over the last two weeks there have been 8,458 people evacuated from Afghanistan by the UK According to the Ministry of Defence, since 13 August. One of the significant groups of people are unaccompanied child refugees. The strong call from … Continue reading

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Five Sussex MPs took part in the Afghanistan debate


The unexpected return to Parliament last Tuesday was clearly necessary given what took place in Afghanistan a few days earlier. Many of the people who spoke set out legitimate calls for the Government to do more in terms of actions … Continue reading

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A very good statement by John Roberts of Llandudno


I find it fascinating to follow a number of the MPs and members of the House of Lords whenever Parliament is active. Inevitably we don’t get many returns to Parliament in the Summer but when we do it is something … Continue reading

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The appalling approach of our current Government


As I wrote yesterday here, we have a number of credible people in Parliament on the theme of the terrible Afghanistan issue. Here are some of the statements made by a few of the sensible and credible people and tragically … Continue reading

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