Tag Archives: Esther McVey

An appalling action by a cruel and corrupt Government


The vote last night took place to determine for the fourth time if the leaseholders in blocks of flats could be prevented from being responsible for the replacement of the fire safety bills following Grenfell and the need for replacing … 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 tragic way to promote your campaign


There are few credible people outside of the Tory Party who would argue that funding schools and funding the police is not an essential way forward for our society, given the appalling cuts that they have faced over the last … Continue reading

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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and the Ministers new Surgery


Based on my own very limited observation of Parliamentary debates, at one time only occasionally MPs would stand up and speak about one of their constituents and their experiences so that Parliament could be persuaded to focus on the realities … Continue reading

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Democratic Accountability is in short supply


This appears in my column in todays Argus was written before the resignations of Davis, Baker and Braverman from the Cabinet. Their departure along with the need for McVey and Grayling to go and the prospect of Johnson leaving must … Continue reading

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Today is the first day of …..


The idea that each day begins the rest of our lives is always easier to say than to apply to our behaviour. If that is the case on a personal level, imagine how hard it must be on a national … Continue reading

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An election that is needed


As we approach the May elections when we will all be able to vote for our Police and Crime Commissioner, it is noticeable that one Police force that is not held democratically accountable by a PCC or through any other … Continue reading

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The Value of Psychometric testing


My personal experience of psychometric testing has been very positive and I would heartily recommend their use in certain situations. They can reveal a great deal about the person being tested and future employers as well as the employees themselves … Continue reading

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Swagger not required


Mathew Parris claims the reason why the Conservative Party has failed so significantly in its attempt to achieve some level of gender balance in its list of MPs is down to a lack of swagger in the many otherwise competent female applicants. … Continue reading

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Universal chaos


It seems inconceivable after 4 years of the Governments legislative programme that a major item of their welfare reforms has still not been signed off by the Treasury. The MPs who were involved in the meeting of the Public Accounts Committee … Continue reading

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