Tag Archives: Elizabeth Berridge

Local Skills Improvement Trailblazer for Sussex


Yesterday in the House of Lords, a Government Minister who I happen to have worked with on several occasions made a statement that was part of a debate on amendment 8 as part of the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill. … Continue reading

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A sad day, but thankfully Stephen’s murder is not being ignored


Had he not been murdered, Stephen Lawrence would now be 46, tragically he died at the age of 18 on 21st April 1993. Few people in our nation have met Stephen Lawrence but all of us have had changes made … Continue reading

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DEFRA’s 12 week grant in July should now be spent!


Here is the the link to the arrangement that was published by DEFRA relating to the £63 Million pound provision from the Government to local authorities as a Grant for Food. The grant was announced by Boris Johnson on the … Continue reading

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It is inspiring to hear Kenneth Baker challenge the Government


Monday’s debate on School students learning took place in the House of Lords and Kenneth Baker stood up to challenge the Government over their provision. Although he is based in Surrey he referred to two Sussex locations and to Kent. … Continue reading

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“particularly smaller businesses” is clearly a current theme


It is always fascinating to see phrases that appear in Parliament on numerous occasions as clearly this indicates that someone or some people have got an idea that they are keen to work on. Providing the phrase is positive, the … Continue reading

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