Category Archives: Justice Issues

Sussex and Nottinghamshire Police now work very well


On Wednesday in the House of Lords there was a discussion under the subject of Stalking Protection Orders. The Government Minister who participated was Keith Stewart who is the Advocate-General for Scotland but who is also a British lawyer based … Continue reading

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Late work in House of Lords to endorse campaigners


Early this morning the SKY news published a piece online that is available here with the headline Peers vote down government’s attempt to control protests and so I went onto Hansard to find out a bit more information which can … Continue reading

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Will the Government review its grasp of the CPS?


On the day before Christmas Eve a response was made by Keith Stewart in the House of Lords from a written question that had been sent by Steve Bassam. It is not clear why Steve asked this question but it … Continue reading

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This sad death places responsibility for many of us


The loss of Desmond Tutu is very sad and his death this year is not insignificant given the many other deaths that have taken place in 2021 and indeed we have five more days this year so we may get … Continue reading

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The Government must repay the money to Iran


On Thursday last week there was a very significant debate in the House of Lords regarding the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and the fact that the Government needs to do a great deal more to get her released from Iran … Continue reading

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This Government Bill needs to be strongly amended


This week in the House of Commons there are some important discussions and votes that will have a serious impact on our nation and our position within the rest of the World. These occur on Tuesday and Wednesday under the … Continue reading

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Let us thank these 5 MPs in Sussex for their voting


We are facing a very disturbing period in our nation from the current Government, based on what has taken place over the last three weeks and indeed over a much longer period. A number of the decisions that have occurred … Continue reading

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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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The verdict of the rape and murder of Sarah Everard


On Thursday last week the sentence for the man who raped and murdered Sarah Everard in March this year was announced. In the few hours before the announcement and since then there have been a number of significant statements made … 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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