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Mr Rees-Mogg, Can we have real Restoration and Renewal?


Last Wednesday there was a long debate to talk about the refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster which of course has been something that has been debated for a very long time. There were a number of very interestingly bizarre … Continue reading

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We need the Government to work in a credible manner


There have been many examples of poor procurement decisions taken by Government bodies over many years. This of course includes the Ministry of Defence. Some of these mistakes were clearly not the military mistakes such as political decisions to purchase … Continue reading

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Tories voted to stop working from home and move to their second homes


For many of us, it is great news that there has been significant changes which have taken place regarding COVID-19 over the last week or two or that are going to take place over the next few weeks. Sadly many … Continue reading

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Simon Hoare made a great contribution on Wednesday


Simon Hoare is the Conservative MP for North Dorset where he has been MP since 2015. He is also the Chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee. On Wednesday he took part in the Liaison Committee scrutiny session with … Continue reading

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We need to find new ways of communicating with our nation


The Government had claimed to be paying attention to SAGE for some time and passing that information onto us via their evening presentations. Unfortunately this all went badly wrong a few days ago when the catastrophic story of one of … Continue reading

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What does it really mean to be accountable for one’s actions?


As I wrote yesterday, one of the comments that came from Dominic Cummings who is working directly for the Prime Minister of our Nation related to his claim that he should be made accountable for his actions. He stated “I … Continue reading

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A very difficult position for the Government and our whole Nation


I find writing about the Dominic Cummings situation as difficult as I did about writing about Neil Ferguson’s situation. Both men have worked very hard to try to communicate with our Nation about COVID-19 along with many of their colleagues … Continue reading

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An interesting, if concerning access point to Central Government


As the Government tries to resolve its decision making, on the one hand we have reflections that in the last 7 weeks the call by the government for the UK to acquire coronavirus ‘herd immunity’ is not working and the … Continue reading

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We must protect people first and foremost and then in my view defend the BBC


I am well aware that many people in my city are offended by the way the BBC treated Labour in comparison to the Conservatives prior to the last General Election and indeed how it handled the Brexit issues throughout the … Continue reading

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Why Tory MPs must ignore the Cummings threat


Our new Prime Minister has only been in Parliament for one day so far since he was appointed on 24th July 2019. This is not entirely surprising given that he was appointed in the last week of Parliaments usual term … Continue reading

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