Category Archives: Community Safety

We live in a society that everyone would feel safe in if it wasn’t for the muck dished up on a daily basis by ‘newspapers’ such as the Daily Mail, and some of the less thoughtful commentators (such as MPs). Its time we changed the culture in our society.

Could Peter Bottomley consider levelling up?


This week appears to be rather quiet in terms of politics as several of the parties have carried out their annual conferences and the others seem not due to do so for several weeks. Yet the House of Commons is … Continue reading

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Key workers deserve a more positive response


For the Prime Minister to state that key workers won’t get priority at petrol stations because the fuel crisis is “stabilising” does rather ignore that many of us would be willing to wait a little bit longer if a process … Continue reading

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Nick and Gillian please reverse this cut for young people


Over the last decade the Government has dramatically cut the public funding for the provision for young people across the UK. This is a very disturbing element that has caused many problems. We now need the Government to admit that … Continue reading

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Parliament needs to listen to Stop and Search groups


I am very proud that in Sussex there is a very well structured Committee that works within Sussex Police to constantly review the Stop and Search activity. This is not a new approach although it has been dramatically improved over … 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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Universal Credit – the £20 a week needs to become permanent


The Summer break from Parliament is always an opportunity for local MPs to read documents that are not coming out of their normal sources and that reflect on what has happened previously in Parliament. At the beginning of September, the … Continue reading

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Who in the Home Office arranged the deportation?


It is clearly very disturbing that some of the 7 people sent over to Jamaica yesterday morning were not fit to travel. However even more disturbing is that the other 83 people who had been sent to go were brought … Continue reading

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Jacob RM wants Freedom – Freddie, James and Albie!


Last night on Radio 4 in the Any Questions programme that is available here, Jacob Rees Mogg who was one of the people taking part made a very clear statement in response to the first question. Although the question was … Continue reading

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Four key elements that are needed in planning


Last Thursday in the House of Commons there was this debate that took place in Westminster Hall on the theme of Planning that was set out by Bob Seely and after he had made his opening comment the next person … Continue reading

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Some Sussex MPs support Water Safety and Foreign Aid


Last Monday there was a Parliamentary debate which responded to a public petition that called for improved education to protect children in water settings. A few of the opening words from Catherine Mckinnell, the MP from Newcastle expressed very clearly … Continue reading

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