Tag Archives: Claire Perry MP

Re-review the role of Government Tsars


The news that Natascha Engel who was appointed as Commissioner for Shale Gas which was also referred to as Fracking Tsar on 5th October 2018 and resigned over the weekend has raised all sorts of questions and concerns. There have … Continue reading

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Parliament needs to become accountable and credible


Yesterday several thousand children chose not to go to School in order to campaign about the need for greater focus on climate change by our nation and in particular our Government. It is tragic that Andrea Leadsom ignored this specific … Continue reading

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A hollow sounding Industrial Strategy


On Tuesday two events took place in the House of Commons that displayed how incoherent the Government is over one of its high profile ‘solutions’ to the needs of businesses for trained individuals that the Government has claimed is needed. … Continue reading

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Yet more talking, to what purpose?


Last month I wrote a blog about the resignation as rail Minister of Claire Perry, coming as it did, a few days after her appearance before MPs on 13th July in a debate on the travails of the Southern Rail … Continue reading

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A grim fairytale railway


Overnight Claire Perry MP, Rail Minister has resigned from the Government, for reasons she has not yet disclosed officially. According to this article she told friends “she could not face working for another secretary of state” and few outside the … Continue reading

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The London Bridge fallacy


On Tuesday the House of Commons which is currently in recess published a question from Caroline Lucas to the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP. Mr McLoughlin did not reply personally (perhaps he was stuck on a train) but Claire … Continue reading

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