Category Archives: Justice Issues

Israel and Palestine – some good comments from MPs


It was very encouraging that Catherine McKinnell who is the Chair of the Parliamentary Petitions Committee and MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne North has brought two petitions together for a debate so soon after they both passed the 100,000 level … Continue reading

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An appalling statement from the Chichester MP


If this is genuinely what Gillian Keegan has said the whole of Chichester should be feeling very unhappy along with the rest of Sussex. Although there are certainly many people are not supportive of the text on a non official … Continue reading

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Politicians who imply 11 years is very different from 13 years


Last week was the second Queens speech and as usually happens after a Queens speech the politicians participate in a number of discussions, some of which are more incompetent than others. Two of the men who took part chose to … Continue reading

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The first Combined Area to set up a Poverty Truth Commission


When Councils and other public sector agencies decide to set up a contract, they can publish the information in a range of settings. Early today an enquiry emerged in an email setting I am connected to that came from the … Continue reading

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A sad day, but thankfully Stephen’s murder is not being ignored


Had he not been murdered, Stephen Lawrence would now be 46, tragically he died at the age of 18 on 21st April 1993. Few people in our nation have met Stephen Lawrence but all of us have had changes made … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Bill – improved but not as well as possible


On Thursday in the House of Commons as our agencies were approaching the end point of the Domestic Abuse Bill a lengthy debate did take place. The debate was intended to cover the 86 amendments that have been provided by … Continue reading

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Two Conservatives try to reduce Domestic Abuse


On Thursday there was an extensive debate in the House of Commons to deal with 86 amendments for the Domestic Abuse Bill. These amendments are all items that have been raised by the House of Lords and even the Government … Continue reading

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We need better processes and responses in Parliament


On Tuesday when Parliament re-opens it will be seven weeks since the 23rd of February when Rob Butler who is the Aylesbury Conservative MP introduced a very important private members Bill called Youth Courts and Sentencing Bill. That Bill is … Continue reading

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A great message from one member of Sussex Police


Every day and indeed every 24 hours of each day hundreds of workers for Sussex Police are working incredibly hard to protect the lives of individuals and communities across the whole of Sussex. Of course like every other human managed … Continue reading

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Sussex Politicians inspire Vaccinations and protecting people


I am thrilled that I received my Vaccine a few days ago and whilst the short term impact was not particularly enjoyable for me, it is very much more appealing than the prospect of COVID-19. A few days earlier I … Continue reading

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