Tag Archives: FareShare

Watch tonights Countryfile and then sign my petition


This e-Petition calls for the Government to reverse its decision not to fund charities such as FareShare. If you would like to find out more about why the petition was set out check out this page on this blog back … Continue reading

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Sign this petition to release funds to charities like FareShare


Thursday of last week was the last day in Parliament before the MPs closed their Westminster Offices. One of the MPs who stood up to ask a question was the Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby called Ian Byrne. Along … Continue reading

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Amendment 149 is a very important issue


Last Monday in the House of Lords, Rosie Boycott stood up and expressed her disappointment at her amendment. Of course no doubt the disappointment covered several aspects. One of them would be that the Environment Bill has not already included … Continue reading

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Victoria Prentis and MPs must reverse the Government


Back on the 7th April this year the Parliamentary Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee published its Seventh Report under the title of Covid-19 and the issues of security in food supply. The report can be obtained from here. One … Continue reading

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A few of The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021


It is always fascinating to find out who is receiving an honour as part of the Queens Birthday or indeed the New Year. This year as we celebrate the 95th Birthday of the Queen a very significant number of people … Continue reading

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Every MP in the UK needs to take part in this petition debate!


Today is an important time for Parliament and 1.1m people across the UK who signed a petition formed by Marcus Rashford calling to end child food poverty and that no children’s should go hungry. It is a petition which emerged … Continue reading

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The UK Food Insecurity needs a lot more DEFRA attention


On Tuesday in the House of Lords a written question from Roger Roberts who is Lord Roberts of Llandudno was very short but also very significant. He asked the Government “what impact has been made by the winter support package; … Continue reading

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MPs need to understand how we all benefit from charities


On Tuesday in the House of Commons there was a discussion by MPs under the theme of Topical Questions – Justice and the person who was being approached by MPs was Robert Buckland who is the Lord Chancellor and Secretary … Continue reading

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It is encouraging to hear Victoria Prentis MP promoting Fareshare


Although it is some time since I was personally involved in FareShare Sussex I am proud that the scheme which I helped set up in Brighton and Hove, now serves a huge number of charities throughout Sussex and into Surrey. … Continue reading

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Government should adopt the SNP FareShare policy


It is very exciting to read the speech from Aileen Campbell MP, SNP Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government that she made yesterday “In recognition that people have been badly hit by UK Government welfare cuts and in order … Continue reading

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