Tag Archives: G7

Has the UK got soft power overseas?

To be fair this question and answer took place towards the end of July. The answer was provided on 20th July and the question which was a written document was made a few days earlier. The question came from Sally-Ann … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is he sticking two fingers up, or promoting gross stupidity?

So this is the tweet that someone in the Boris Johnson publicity group sent out at around 5pm on Wednesday. He has received 8,000 likes but 9,000 comments and nearly 1,000 retweets with a significant number of comments from people … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Housing, Parliament and Democracy, Planning Rules | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Let us try to start as we should have ended last year

The arrival of information from the House of Lords and House of Commons always comes a day or two after the speeches were made, which is of course perfectly reasonable, given that such translation involves hard work from people who … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is our Government serious about its COP26 and global role?

In the last few hours on Tuesday the Government managed to get their Internal Market Bill passed for its third reading and so now it has moved over into the House of Lords and in due course we will discover … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Economics, Environment, EU Referendum, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Neither wood or any trees

Behind huge police and security service cordons in Bavaria, representatives of the worlds 7 most powerful nations plus all those who attend as observers, all ferried in by helicopters are due to hear our Prime Minister say “Corruption is the cancer … Continue reading

Posted in Justice Issues, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment