Tag Archives: COVID-19

Oliver, DCMS Minister must go further than deleting his Tweet!


Yesterday at around 6pm the wife of Joe Biden, Jill Biden who is the First Lady of the United States posted a tweet with the following words Beautiful and powerful program for G7 spouses today at the @minacktheatre. Thank you … Continue reading

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The loss of Kevan Collins and destruction of the biggest priority


The decision by the Government to cut a proposed £10bn- £15bn a few days ago to £1.4bn yesterday for educational funds to assist Schools in raising the response from COVID-19 is deeply concerning. My conversations with a senior teacher indicated … Continue reading

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Two Ministers whose communication was very incorrect


Late yesterday following many calls over many days from eight local Councils and their public health leaders a Government announcement finally made it clear that the words they had placed on their own national website were incorrect. The areas affected … Continue reading

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Sussex Politicians inspire Vaccinations and protecting people


I am thrilled that I received my Vaccine a few days ago and whilst the short term impact was not particularly enjoyable for me, it is very much more appealing than the prospect of COVID-19. A few days earlier I … Continue reading

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When will this Government answer some questions?


On Tuesday lunchtime there was a debate on the subject of “Covid-19: Government’s Publication of Contracts” which took place following several Court issues. They all related to the way the Government has dealt with procurement over COVID and there was … Continue reading

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Is Nick Gibb ignoring real challenges for Schools and parents?


When a Member of Parliament asks a question, with one or two exceptions, they are raising genuine issues which require the Government to respond in a meaningful way. After all these questions and answers are all made public and therefore … Continue reading

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Three strong calls by Sussex MPs that were badly impacted


Last week in Parliament there were many discussions that took place and which involved nearly all of our local MPs. Sadly in at least three of the cases, there were very damaging comments made even though each of our local … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove City Council intends to improve its actions


It is very encouraging, particularly at the moment that a Council has chosen to engage with their residents and the community it is responsible for. One might assume this is something that all political agencies would understand in the 21st … Continue reading

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Vaccine priorities and US Capitol chaos both need responses


At the start of this week many of us are still recovering from a number of events that took place last week. For those of us in the UK, the lockdown following a huge increase in COVID-19 cases over December … Continue reading

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This year is clearly a time for us to change our politics


Just over a day before the end of last year the Government announced it was going to delay the opening of Secondary Schools for this term by up to two weeks into this month. This was in stark contrast to … Continue reading

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