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

The Sussex MPs response to the NI Protocol Bill


Last Monday a debate in the House of Commons was set out by the government to change their existing Northern Ireland Protocol which Boris Johnson formed with the EU and that became formal at the start of 2021. That government … Continue reading

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At what stage will this challenge get dealt with?


Back in April last year Johnny Mercer is claimed to have told the Conservative Chief Whip that he intended to resign and he was dismissed by Boris Johnson. His comment which appears here was collected by a series of newspapers. … Continue reading

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An interesting Q&A for Eastbourne Railway provision


On Thursday several MPs spoke about a theme called the Modernisation of the Railway which was being responded by Grant Shapps. The first two MPs that opened the issue up were both Conservatives, one was the MP for Fylde, Mark … Continue reading

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The Government must provide more funds for FareShare


Last Thursday in the House of Commons Jessica Morden who is the Labour MP for Newport East in South Wales raised a very significant question to the Government as part of several questions under the theme of Food Security. The … Continue reading

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The Government will send asylum seekers to Rwanda!


At 1.30am this morning the Home Office responded to a petition that some of us have signed calling for the Government to “Stop the government’s ‘one way ticket’ plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda”. Along with the almost 12,000 … Continue reading

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Will our MPs get Government to help Ukraine children


There are many challenges that are currently impacting our nation and we all need our local MPs to be aware of these and for them to raise them within Parliament and get the Government to respond. The challenge is how … Continue reading

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Will the Government pay attention to Catherine?


The Departments for Education and Health and Social Care must respond very seriously to the call from the Duchess of Cambridge a few days ago. She was speaking to a group of people including Sajid Javid who is the Minister … Continue reading

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Sadly we missed out the Satterthwaites Happy Hippos


Today we travelled from Brighton where we live to Crosby to visit our family members who live where I was born many years ago. Sadly we did not manage to get to Crosby by 2pm and so we missed out … Continue reading

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Three significant men who share the same view


Nearly three weeks ago Ed Davey, the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party published an Early Day Motion 134 which is entitled “No confidence in the Prime Minister”. Sadly apart from his own political team along with Caroline Lucas from … Continue reading

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A very inadequate response to Period Poverty questions


At the beginning of last week Caroline Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion asked two very good questions about future requirements for Period Poverty. Very sadly the response that came from the Government focused exclusively on what has happened in … Continue reading

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