Tag Archives: 38 Degrees

Who will speak up for us?


For those of us who are enjoying the last Bank Holiday of the Summer with weather in Sussex at least, that seems ideal, its hard to turn our attention towards things a wee bit more serious. Alternatively for those focused … Continue reading

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Self inflicted wounds


Almost half of all 16 and 17-year-olds in the country are missing. From the national electoral register, that is. This means that they won’t be able to vote when they turn 18. This is clearly disturbing and on Tuesday it led Natascha Engel … Continue reading

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For the want of a vote……..


The damaging and dangerous Lobbying Bill is about to become Law following votes in the Lords last night. Despite one very close result – 245 for and 245 against – all of the attempts by the Lords to reinstate their own … Continue reading

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Access to representation


The actions of 38 Degrees, the lobbying charity have been mentioned here before on several occasions. I have expressed my view that whilst their approach can be rather overwhelming for those on the receiving end, such as MPs and MEPs, that … Continue reading

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Politics with both feet on the ground


Our nation needs lawmakers who can explain their work in simple terms, ensuring that people like you and me know what is being proposed and how it will affect us. Sadly there are far too few of these people. Too … Continue reading

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A Communications Breakdown


It is becoming clear that a significant number of our MPs do not understand how to fully carry out their role in a world where many of us choose to use social media to communicate with a range of people and organisations as … Continue reading

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