Category Archives: Immigration

The Nationality and Borders Bill needs reconsideration


Last week all of the Sussex MPs responded to the second reading of the Nationality and Borders Bill which is in response to asylum seekers who have been welcomed into our nation in many generations. Sadly, all of the Conservative … Continue reading

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Windrush Day in the House of Commons


Yesterday a small number of people spoke in the House of Commons about the Windrush Day which actually takes place on the 22nd June each year. It was started and finished by Helen Hayes who is the Labour MP for … Continue reading

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This week Sussex MPs can ask local people about the impact of racism


The recess of Parliament 10 days ago has provided MPs with the opportunity to step back from their usual focus on what is coming out of the Government speeches. They can currently focus on their constituencies in a slightly different … Continue reading

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Thank you Home Office for challenging Farage’s dishonest tweet


The twitter shown here from Nigel Farage appeared at around 8am on Saturday about an hour before he was invited onto a TV programme to speak about the same issue and he added to it very significantly. In that interview … Continue reading

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Three strong calls by Sussex MPs that were badly impacted


Last week in Parliament there were many discussions that took place and which involved nearly all of our local MPs. Sadly in at least three of the cases, there were very damaging comments made even though each of our local … Continue reading

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We need to challenge Philp and Patel over their Asylum views


Yesterday in the House of Commons two MPs raised a question on the subject of Asylum System: Reform and they got an answer that was clearly not relating to the background of their questions. Sadly if the answer is followed … Continue reading

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The New Year Honours for 2021


The honouring by the Government and the Queen for a significant number of people is very important as we begin a year that we can all hope will be much better than this year has been for COVID-19 and the … Continue reading

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A tragic attempt to try to satisfy some dishonest claims


It is clear that whatever this new piece of legislation contains and however it will actually operate that if I was a very wealthy but unskilled person who wanted to bring in a few million pounds or dollars or possibly … Continue reading

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We must extend our care to children who arrive on our shore


It is significant that today the Marcus Rashford petition calling for the Government to provide free school holiday meals in England will pass the 1 Million point very shortly. The petition was set up on 15th October before Parliament debated … Continue reading

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Black History Month – A small number of our Champions


Earlier this week the new MP for Erith and Thamesmead, Abena Oppong-Asare opened up a debate in the House of Commons on the theme of Black History Month. Although Abena has only been an MP since the last General Election … Continue reading

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