Tag Archives: Caroline Ansell

A Coastal context for Sussex MPs to work together on


A few days ago two Sussex MPs raised the same theme with the same Government Minister. They are both MPs whose Constituencies have significant coastal elements but they are only two of the 11 MPs that cover the Sussex coast. … Continue reading

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Several serious issues that Parliament must respond to


At the beginning of most weeks, it is possible to look ahead at the Parliamentary plans and to also reflect on what has just happened. Today is a case for that theme, but it is also interesting to reflect on … Continue reading

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Some clear cases for Sussex MPs to work together


It is clear that when Sussex MPs work together, particularly across the current three political groups, that many people feel encouraged. There are of course many times when the political groups are so opposed that the prospect of joint working … Continue reading

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Some Sussex MPs are strong and others are quiet


There are many debates as well as voting that takes place in Parliament every week while it is open as it was last week and indeed as it currently this week. Of course, if the challenge regarding the Prime Minister’s … Continue reading

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A bad Bill brought forward by a bad Government


Last week in Parliament several Sussex MPs spoke in the same discussions and all of them voted on a theme that impacts all of our communities. However the most unexpected contribution came from Boris Johnson who referred to Sussex in … Continue reading

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Education: Return in January – the Government call!


On Wednesday in the House of Commons a statement was made by Nadhim Zahawi who is now the Secretary of State for Education. The statement referred to several aspects but it included two volunteers who are assisting in education settings, … Continue reading

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A very incompetent response to Caroline Ansell


When Conservative MPs ask questions it would seem realistic for the Conservative Government to provide a credible answer. We are very familiar of the times when opposition MPs get treated very badly, but one would assume that the same political … Continue reading

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Christmas time for our local MPs – what will they do?


Last Thursday was the final day for the MPs working in the House of Commons and they are now able to spend some time with their families and friends over the Christmas period. They will be returning to the House … Continue reading

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Second day of the Nationality and Borders Bill


As I wrote yesterday there were six clauses that were debated and all of which were an attempt to make this Bill far less dangerous to the people who seek asylum in our nation. Sadly all six got rejected by … Continue reading

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A series of tragic votes from most of the Tory MPs


Last night was the first of two days of debates and votes for the Nationality and Borders Bill which involves a number of clauses and amendments. Sadly all of the votes that took place were opposed by the Government and … Continue reading

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