Tag Archives: C-19

An interesting comment from one of our local MPs


This piece from Andrew Griffith came on Tuesday as part of a debate on the theme of Public Services with Michael Gove acting as the host. There are of course some real benefits for the outdoor economy and garden centres … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Disinformation or rather Scrutiny of Politicians is vital


On Monday in the House of Commons two MPs asked Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport a question regarding Covid19-Disinformation. One of them was Rob Roberts who was one of the Conservative candidates in … Continue reading

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A tragic line we’ve crossed and an ongoing lack of understanding


So yesterday the official number of people in the UK whose death was due to COVID-19 was 813 which brought the total up to 20,319. It is really distressing to read about the people who many of us have met … Continue reading

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Two vital world leaders who are setting out to beat COVID-19 on our behalf


Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the former Finance Minister for Nigeria and is the Chair of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation which was founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and is now referred to as the Vaccine Alliance or … Continue reading

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It is encouraging to hear Victoria Prentis MP promoting Fareshare


Although it is some time since I was personally involved in FareShare Sussex I am proud that the scheme which I helped set up in Brighton and Hove, now serves a huge number of charities throughout Sussex and into Surrey. … Continue reading

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A recent set of challenging claims on Personal Protection Equipment


Although a week, let alone 3 weeks is a long time in Politics, back on 29th March Robert Jenrick who is the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government took part in the Coronavirus Daily Update and he made … Continue reading

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Can we have credible leadership emerging from Parliament today?


Today is the first day of Parliament’s return since it went into recess due to C-19 nearly a month ago. In that time the Labour Party has selected Keir Starmer as their new leader and the Tory Party leader, Boris … Continue reading

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COVID-19 updates Parliament from 18th Century to 21st Century


As we set out into week 5 of what is currently a 6 week lockdown arrangement across our nation, for many of us who have managed to maintain our roles at home without too many changes from work or elsewhere, … Continue reading

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The need for extra focus on COVID-19 testing by the Government


Yesterday during the No 10 Downing Street presentation on Coronaviris, the comments regarding the C-19 testing seemed very unclear to me. Matthew Hancock stated a couple of times during the session that the provision of tests for people from the … Continue reading

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The latest effort to protect people on construction sites from COVID-19


Yesterday a Government formed agency, albeit one that Ministers claim is a ‘business led membership council’ published its third version of a guidance document under the short title of Site Operating Procedures or the slightly longer title of Construction Sector … Continue reading

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