Category Archives: Charities

Sign this petition to release funds to charities like FareShare


Thursday of last week was the last day in Parliament before the MPs closed their Westminster Offices. One of the MPs who stood up to ask a question was the Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby called Ian Byrne. Along … Continue reading

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As fast as we can – is not genuine Boris


Last week in Prime Ministers Question time Peter Bottomley from West Worthing asked a question about the Foreign Aid situation following the debate and vote which meant that the Government was refusing to go back to 0.7% despite its promise … Continue reading

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The Author of the Lobbying Bill acted inappropriately


Eight years ago in July 2013 the Lobbying Bill was set out by the Prime Minister, David Cameron. Over the following 6 months it was used to bring out rules that prevent the Trade Unions and Charities from raising their … Continue reading

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Amendment 149 is a very important issue


Last Monday in the House of Lords, Rosie Boycott stood up and expressed her disappointment at her amendment. Of course no doubt the disappointment covered several aspects. One of them would be that the Environment Bill has not already included … Continue reading

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The tragic death of a man I had the privilege to work with


Joel Edwards is a man who I first met when he was the General Director of the Evangelical Alliance and we spent many years working together on a number of issues and connections. One of his early roles before that … Continue reading

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Victoria Prentis and MPs must reverse the Government


Back on the 7th April this year the Parliamentary Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee published its Seventh Report under the title of Covid-19 and the issues of security in food supply. The report can be obtained from here. One … Continue reading

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Following Sussex Day, our MPs have some challenges


Many of us enjoy living or working in Sussex and so it is fantastic that a few years ago Ian Steedman in Worthing followed by Martin Ellis in Crowborough set out to re-establish the Sussex day celebration. The day has … Continue reading

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The Government needs to realise all people matter


It is always fascinating when one reads the text from Parliament and finds a radical and strong argument being made by people who one might not expect would challenge their own political party based Government. That said it is very … Continue reading

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Oliver, DCMS Minister must go further than deleting his Tweet!


Yesterday at around 6pm the wife of Joe Biden, Jill Biden who is the First Lady of the United States posted a tweet with the following words Beautiful and powerful program for G7 spouses today at the @minacktheatre. Thank you … Continue reading

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A few of The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021


It is always fascinating to find out who is receiving an honour as part of the Queens Birthday or indeed the New Year. This year as we celebrate the 95th Birthday of the Queen a very significant number of people … Continue reading

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