Tag Archives: Caroline Nokes

The appalling approach of our current Government


As I wrote yesterday here, we have a number of credible people in Parliament on the theme of the terrible Afghanistan issue. Here are some of the statements made by a few of the sensible and credible people and tragically … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Brighton & Hove, Community Safety, Justice Issues, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We now need some clear leadership across many nations


The Afghanistan crisis is currently demonstrating a great deal of individual voices from within our nation that have a similar amount of influence to all of the others. The failure from within our Government and the lack of connection to … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thank you for opposing your appalling Government


The 2019 Conservative Manifesto stated very clearly as shown here that they would “proudly maintain their commitment to spend 0.7% of our Gross National Income on development and do more to help countries receiving aid become self-sufficient” They never focused … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do we end this wiggle room?


Hansard is the official report of parliamentary debates, which records the words from the people who speak in Parliament and I personally find it a very useful way of discovering what our representatives say and what sort of responses they … Continue reading

Posted in Community Safety, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Home Office needs refloating


Two early examples so far this year have emerged from different places making it clear that the Home Office needs to be reformed in a manner that introduces some credible elements, or perhaps divided up into components that are each … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lets have some consistency in our border rules!


I am really delighted to read this article from the Guardian that at long last the Police are going to end some of their formal processes that for far too long have connected then to the UK Visas and Immigration … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Parliament and Democracy, Policing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MPs like Yvette and Sajid need to use social media carefully


The way many of us refer to MPs and Parliament as a whole can vary enormously from treating them as the leaders of our nation to pointing out that they are our public servants. This must place anyone who is … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

77 days detention while we wait for the Home Office to come up with its plan!


On the last day of term in Parliament back at the end of July, a debate took place on the theme of Immigration Detention and specifically on the Review carried out by Stephen Shaw which was Commissioned in September 2017 … Continue reading

Posted in Community Safety, Immigration, Justice Issues, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A letter that has taken 9 months to arrive


Occasionally letters get caught up in the Postal System and take a long time to be found. However when the letter is merely travelling from one MPs Office to that of a Government Minister, it seems hard to explain why … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Caroline why won’t you let my MP visit Yarls Wood?


As the Windrush debacle unfolds placing the Home Office under justifiable challenge and scrutiny and making Ministers such as Amber Rudd and Caroline Nokes squirm when interviewed, another unconnected issue has emerged from recent reports from Parliament that once again … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment