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A No-Deal Brexit is rejected by MPs like Tim Loughton


On Tuesday, two days before our Government had its final deadline to strike a deal with the EU (which they failed to achieve) a number of MPs including three from Sussex took part in the second reading of the National … Continue reading

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How close to solving the problem are we?


Over the last few days I have seen a number of pieces being posted on the internet about the future of our economy beyond the 31st December and the prospects of trade deals. This image was published just over two … Continue reading

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We need a new phase for NATO or to create its successor


One of the reasons why I have serious concerns about NAto is that it is dominated by one nation, which happens to be the most powerful nation in the world as things stand but with its current leadership is a … Continue reading

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Our two main Political parties make new trade deals very hard to achieve


As we wait for the vote to be carried out on Tuesday in the House of Commons regarding whether our Parliament will back the Brexit proposal by Theresa May, it is beginning to become clear that our options as a … Continue reading

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After the EU, UNESCO then the UN and NATO and then where next?


The decision by our International Development Minister to publicly state her desire to withdraw us from the United Nations agency UNESCO should raise all sorts of concerns amongst the nation that created UNESCO and which has benefited enormously from it … Continue reading

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The need for a different approach


A few days ago the Conservative Party published a short video message pointing out that our exporting trade with India and China has grown by 20% over the last year. This prompted me to check out the latest Office for … Continue reading

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Why a second EU referendum is vital


I confess to being someone who voted to remain, and would do the same again today if a referendum was being held (being a Thursday it is more likely today than tomorrow). However despite this my view that a second … Continue reading

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What happened to transparency


It is fascinating to look back to an earlier, simpler period in our history, when things were less complicated. Take the words of someone who was a Minister in the coalition, Francis Maude writing almost exactly 5 years ago “This government has … Continue reading

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A Chinese style election


On Thursday at 07.00 residents of Newark will breathe a sigh of relief and so to will thousands of people who have been under immense pressure to cover every single inch of the constituency with leaflets and handshakes and ensure … Continue reading

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The Young Ones


The quality of education for our children has led Viviane Reding, the vice president of the European Commission, to warn government ministers that they should focus their energy on raising educational standards instead of blaming the country’s problems on foreigners. Whilst she is … Continue reading

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