Category Archives: Health Reform

The Government has commited itself to reforming the current health service in a manner that many find confusing and potentially very dangerous. Few ideas seem to have been tested apart from in the mind of Andrew Lansley (Health Secretary)

A very incompetent response to Caroline Ansell


When Conservative MPs ask questions it would seem realistic for the Conservative Government to provide a credible answer. We are very familiar of the times when opposition MPs get treated very badly, but one would assume that the same political … Continue reading

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These 10 Sussex MPs made several bad votes last week!


Last week in Parliament a number of important elements emerged that relate to Health issues and it seems vital for our community to applaud the people who took the time to raise questions or supported these important issues. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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We need MPs to understand such cases


The rather inadequate levelling-up approach being proposed by this Government seems to totally ignore their other policies such as their very damaging approach in the Health and Care Bill which is failing to protect people who do not live in … Continue reading

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Where is the other £250 Million for the NHS?


On Thursday in the House of Lords, John Roger Roberts the Liberal Democratic Peer who is also a well recognised Methodist Church leader asked this very reasonable question. He is referred to as Lord Roberts of Llandudno. He was presumably … Continue reading

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A very good question and a tragic response


On Tuesday the House of Commons held this debate on the subject of Health and Social Care and tragically only one of the Sussex MPs was involved in the questions. However Huw Merriman asked a question that was very clear … Continue reading

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Watch tonights Countryfile and then sign my petition


This e-Petition calls for the Government to reverse its decision not to fund charities such as FareShare. If you would like to find out more about why the petition was set out check out this page on this blog back … Continue reading

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We need a radical change for all Governments from now!


There are of course many elements of every Government that are positive and need to be acknowledged. However there are a series of issues that have emerged in the last 48 hours that indicate major changes that are needed in … 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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