Category Archives: Syria

Remembrance Sunday, Andy and COP26


Today in our Church we focused on several themes each of which was very significant. All three of these themes raised so much sadness and also pleasure. Tragically one of these was the sad death of a very good friend … Continue reading

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MPs such as in Sussex need to start communicating more widely


Whenever our Parliament is open, it in theory provides an opportunity for MPs to support or challenge views or actions from other settings. The extent to which this can take place is partly controlled by the Government that often closes … Continue reading

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We need peace to be found for Palestine and other nations


This latest news is another reminder of how poorly protected these people are in the area that they live. As our Government sets out its latest Queens Speech with a series of new Bills let us hope that their Foreign … Continue reading

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A lot has changed in the last 35 years


Last night when we got home from the garden of one of our good friends, where we were able to enjoy a fantastic BBQ we switched on the TV and watched a programme that reflected what happened 35 years ago … Continue reading

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Is this Absolute Crap?


Yesterday in the House of Commons the man on the right Chris Philp who is one of the Ministers in the Home Office made a statement which the man on the left called absolute crap. Inevitably the Deputy Speaker asked … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be great if the Queen chose to ignore Johnsons text!


Nearly seven weeks ago Jacob Rees-Mogg and two of his political colleagues travelled up to Scotland to meet with Her Majesty the Queen and as a result she is due to arrive at the Palace of Westminster to perform a … Continue reading

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Johnson needs to go, and Parliament needs to carry on!


Like many people across our nation I am deeply grateful for the return to Westminster last week by MPs following the Supreme Court judgement. For the 38,000 people in Sussex who signed a petition calling for Parliament not to be … Continue reading

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Ivan’s question demands a response from Sajid?


The suggestion from Ivan Pope that the wife of the Syrian President should have her British Citizenship withdrawn following Sajid Javid’s decision to attempt to remove the citizenship from Shamima Begum seems to make a great deal of sense. Indeed … Continue reading

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Let us see an end to all wars


As National Leaders from across the Western World and beyond gather to mark the near end of the first World War on this day 100 years ago, and reflect on the wars fought since, they have a duty to go … Continue reading

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Strong educational needs in the USA


According to a recent report from the USA, the American Educational Secretary, Betsy DeVos is considering making a significant investment into Schools should ideally come as welcome news. Although this information is not up to date, one imagines it still … Continue reading

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