Tag Archives: Andrea Leadsom

Any Questions hit a brick wall on COVID-19 last night


Sadly I only managed to listen to a very short part of the programme last night when the subject of COVID-19 was being discussed. I was left wondering how two people who clearly have a high profile and in one … Continue reading

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Parliament offers opportunities for collaboration as well as conflict


Observing Politicians in the Houses of Parliament is something I find fascinating although most of the time, what gets said is much closer to conflict than collaboration. However occasionally a few words emerge that are based on collaboration that goes … Continue reading

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Our Government must start listening to businesses effectively


The meeting that took place at the beginning of last week between the Department for BEIS represented by Andrea Leadsom and Kelly Tolhurst and a number of business network agencies has indicated that our Government is not willing to listen … Continue reading

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Government wants to ensure that “E” in STEM is equal


Earlier this week in Parliament an interesting discussion took place regarding the importance of Engineering which for me as a STEM Ambassador from an Engineering background is very inspiring, particularly if the Government is able to achieve the objectives that … Continue reading

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Future Palace of Westminster must not be controlled by MPs


On the day before Andrea Leadsom resigned as Leader of the House of Commons, she was involved in an important debate about Parliamentary Buildings which was the second reading of the ‘Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill’ which she has … Continue reading

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An urgent question following 37 months of Parliamentary inactivity


When Politicians ask urgent questions, it is easy to assume that they are responding to a matter that has emerged as a result of their discovery of a recent issue. However when Ed Miliband spoke up yesterday on St Georges … Continue reading

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A Lincolnshire MP who clearly should visit Brighton


It seems as though this week we have heard or read a series of statements made by Tory politicians that seem to suggest they are either trying to be offensive in a coy manner or else they are so incompetent … Continue reading

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Parliament needs to become accountable and credible


Yesterday several thousand children chose not to go to School in order to campaign about the need for greater focus on climate change by our nation and in particular our Government. It is tragic that Andrea Leadsom ignored this specific … Continue reading

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Today Parliament must begin to convene a Citizens Assembly


The start of any week is potentially challenging or exciting depending on a range of factors, some of which can be well outside of one’s control. Today has all of the potential to be very exciting for our nation as … Continue reading

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UK based small and medium-sized enterprises, our day is nearly here!


Yesterday in the House of Commons, the leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom was asked a question regarding the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster. The person who asked her was Gareth Snell who is the Labour MP … Continue reading

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