Category Archives: Journalism

A “legitimate public interest” according to Damian!


So this morning on Radio 4 the News at 10am which can be found here as part of the Saturday Live podcast includes a brief piece supplied carefully by Damian Hinds. Damian is the MP for East Hampshire and he … 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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Proportional Representation is vitally needed NOW!


As I am planning to write tomorrow in my blog and in my column in the Brighton Argus newspaper, that actions of the MPs such as those in Sussex need to be radically challenged. We currently have 16 Sussex MPs … Continue reading

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The Daily Express reaches a weird position


According to an article online by Claire Anderson, the headline states ‘Out of his remit!’ Sadiq Khan slammed for criticising Boris Johnson on NI hike. Now of course the Daily Express may wish to criticise Sadiq Khan for a range … 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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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 years on and where do we need to go?


After 1826 days, today we can acknowledge or perhaps celebrate the impact of our national recommendation for the Government to leave the EU. Although all referenda are legally restricted to simply advise the Government, the 2015 Government made it very … Continue reading

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Where is the COVID “internal lessons learned review”?


Last Thursday in the House of Commons my MP, Caroline Lucas asked a very clear question and was ignored by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock. Sadly she and many other MPs do get ignored … Continue reading

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There needs to be major changes from No 10 Downing Street


A significant number of people well outside of party politics are raising concerns, about the amount of money being spent on redecoration of the flat above No 11 Downing Street. Yet these reactions are not the only issues that are … Continue reading

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Although they voted against the Lobbying Committee……


The Conservative Party seems to include a number of MPs who are clearly very concerned about the incompetence and indeed corruption of their own political party. Despite this they found it impossible to support the Labour Party who were simply … Continue reading

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