Tag Archives: Andrew Griffith

Huw Merriman discussed small businesses yesterday


Yesterday in the House of Commons a debate took place followed by a vote on the theme of supporting small businesses. It was clear that the votes were not sufficient to adopt the call by the Labour Party to support … Continue reading

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Very clear arguments for 0.7% especially for Yemen


Although it is a fortnight ago since our MPs had a debate on Foreign Aid and the result of the votes did not tragically provide a good outcome it is still worthwhile repeating some of the words and indeed we … Continue reading

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Four key elements that are needed in planning


Last Thursday in the House of Commons there was this debate that took place in Westminster Hall on the theme of Planning that was set out by Bob Seely and after he had made his opening comment the next person … Continue reading

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Teaching Britain’s colonial past in UK’s curriculum


This evening there will be a debate in Parliament based on a petition which received nearly 270,000 signatures until its closure in early December 2020. The MP who is organising the debate is Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn. The … Continue reading

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English Wine Week with a major focus on Sussex Wine


On Wednesday afternoon there was a debate about Wine Week that took place at the end of the day, organised by Andrew Griffith who is the MP for Arundel and South Downs. His comments were focused on this subject as … Continue reading

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This Queens Speech includes several Conservative U turns


Last week the second Queens Speeches since the 2019 General Election and the first in this decade took place. Inevitably the one that follows a General Election is focused on the Manifesto that was published by the party or group … Continue reading

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Politicians who imply 11 years is very different from 13 years


Last week was the second Queens speech and as usually happens after a Queens speech the politicians participate in a number of discussions, some of which are more incompetent than others. Two of the men who took part chose to … Continue reading

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The challenge of hearing from all local MPs during COVID


The current arrangements for our national Parliament in response to COVID makes it more difficult than in the past to be able to observe debates on specific themes that involve a number of our local MPs. Of course, there are … Continue reading

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We clearly need all Politicians to act in a professional manner


In the last few days themes have emerged that are critical factors for Governments, Councils and indeed local elected representatives. Sadly, comments and actions have been carried out by people who know very well that this is not the way … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland – their challenge is being overlooked


When an MP asks a question that is not very clear it gives the Government the opportunity to either ignore the real subject and give a superficial response or to focus on the real challenges and try to explain what … Continue reading

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