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Some Sussex MPs support Water Safety and Foreign Aid


Last Monday there was a Parliamentary debate which responded to a public petition that called for improved education to protect children in water settings. A few of the opening words from Catherine Mckinnell, the MP from Newcastle expressed very clearly … Continue reading

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Israel and Palestine – some good comments from MPs


It was very encouraging that Catherine McKinnell who is the Chair of the Parliamentary Petitions Committee and MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne North has brought two petitions together for a debate so soon after they both passed the 100,000 level … Continue reading

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Is Parliament lacking credibility following these two debates


If any of us were asked should Parliament interview and indeed challenge Dominic Cummings, the answer of course is a very clear YES. In the same way if any of us were asked should they debate the petition raised by … Continue reading

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This week will bring a significant change across the world


Today is the beginning of a very significant week for our whole world and indeed it certainly will have a major impact on our nation as Joe Biden is about to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United … Continue reading

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Will Jacob Rees-Mogg deliver more Parliamentary U turns?


The challenge for those of us who have no direct contact with Parliament and yet are interested in finding out what goes on, is to know where to look that will inform us of the latest reversal decisions that are … Continue reading

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Catherine McKinnell MP needs a way of changing his response


Back at the end of May I wrote a blog that explained how Catherine McKinnell who is the Parliamentary Chair of the Petitions Committee, had written on 21st May to Jacob Rees-Mogg. The letter called for the Government to end … Continue reading

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Why is the Government and Parliament ignoring so many people?


It is understandable that the Government and Parliament is a very busy place right now with all of the challenges that have been caused by COVID-19 and some of the Political problems that have arisen externally or been introduced by … Continue reading

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Three vital petitions and an important debate


On the 1st April a debate took place in Westminster Hall regarding three petitions that have recently been signed by significant numbers of people. The one that has the largest number of signatures by some margin is the revocation of … Continue reading

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