Category Archives: Parliament and Democracy

The British Political system is viewed by many as the Mother of all Parliaments. This Grand old lady is also unsteady on her feet and the electorate have considered putting her in a home. We need to find new ways of doing Democracy in England to counter-balance the reforms in the other parts of the UK

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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Last week several serious issues emerged


At the beginning of each week there are reasons for us to try to achieve a good outcome for ourselves and our family, our friends, neighbours and for other people around us. The results or challenges are of course much … Continue reading

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We need a radical change to Parliament


A couple of days ago a friend of mine posted a comment on Facebook which is shown below. His comment reflects on the way that Boris Johnson has behaved. He is one of many people who has a view based … Continue reading

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Protect students – don’t withdraw BTEC funding


Back in July Noemi Csogor set out this very significant petition and it achieved 22,000. signatures within 2 months. Since then it has reached nearly 74,000 signatures and it has another 9 days before it reaches its end point. If … Continue reading

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A number of calls, but no response


Yesterday in the Prime Minister’s Questions there were several very clear calls directed to Boris Johnson for him to resign and his response was simply for the nation and Parliament to wait for the answer from the inquiry by Sue … Continue reading

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Will today be a significant day for our Politics?


It is clear that when people in senior political positions make very poor quality decisions that there needs to be a way for both their party, and for the Parliament and for the public who pay them for the work … Continue reading

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Sussex agencies that are called to promote STEM


Last Thursday in the House of Lords a statement was made by Diana Barran who since September has been the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System). She referred to her announcement that she had made on … Continue reading

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Some appalling calls and some very good calls


It appears as if in the last few days that several people inside the Government and Parliament are seeking to move us forward but sadly the Prime Minister has made several destructive comments. The people I have spotted are focusing … Continue reading

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Rewilding with up to £800m a year from Government


On Thursday there was a presentation at the Oxford Farming Conference by George Eustice who announced that there was to be a rewilding strategy set out by his Government. This is a call that has been promised for several years … Continue reading

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Education: Return in January – the Government call!


On Wednesday in the House of Commons a statement was made by Nadhim Zahawi who is now the Secretary of State for Education. The statement referred to several aspects but it included two volunteers who are assisting in education settings, … Continue reading

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