Tag Archives: Caroline Lucas MP

Early Day Motion 1421


Educating our youngest children depends on reconciling a number of challenging facts. The need for a higher staff to children ratio than in nearly all other forms of education is one which seems to be understood by most people when … Continue reading

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A home for Syrian orphans


On Monday night 570 MPs voted on an amendment to the Governments Immigration Bill put forward by Labour Lord Alf Dubs. Quite what happened to the other 80 MPs is worthy of question, clearly some may have abstained but 80 … Continue reading

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Lets have some accountability


Last week marked 3 months since MPs voted to drop British Bombs and Missiles on Syria. The vote at the time was declared to be a matter of urgency and immediacy and all Sussex MPs except Andrew Tyrie and Caroline Lucas … Continue reading

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A Parliamentary Covenant


Despite the best estimates of the Auctioneers at Christies, the red despatch box which was made up for Margaret Thatcher at tax payer expense when she became a Minister, was sold yesterday by her estate for £240,000, well in excess of … Continue reading

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Matt needs better briefing


Last night on Question Time Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office articulated an enthusiastic case for the UK to bomb Syria to try to defeat ISIL. He argued that this view was despite the fact that he had opposed the Iraq war, at … Continue reading

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Whose money is it?


On Monday in the House of Commons David Cameron announced he was committing the British Nation to provide sanctuary for 20,000 refugees over the next five years and also that a few weeks ago he had authorised a drone strike in Syria to … Continue reading

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An MP who makes a difference!


Last night in Parliament every Sussex MP apart from Caroline Lucas either voted for a Bill to further reduce benefits to certain people in our nation, or abstained in the vote or simply did not vote at all. Based on what … Continue reading

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We need honest MPs


As the day of the election draws ever closer and knowing I have already voted by post, I was reflecting on what I would look for in an MP if I had not already made up my mind – for the … Continue reading

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The challenge of unsustainable growth


At the heart of any organisational change is the truism that the greatest challenges are presented to the business, charity or indeed Political Party when it is undergoing a period of rapid growth (or facing major reductions in scale). Over … Continue reading

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Stop digging and get out of the hole


Sitting in meetings when you have nothing to contribute, and where the subject matter is of only superficial interest is an experience that many of us can relate to. Some meetings cover a number of topics and if some are outside ones area … Continue reading

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