Tag Archives: Gillian Keegan

Thankyou to these MPs who promoted the Sussex Day


Last Thursday was Sussex Day which was recognised by many people as the 15th year of the County Day, although of course the Sussex Day started in the 13th Century. However, its modern approach was formed by Ian Steedman in … Continue reading

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Will our local Ministers promote Sussex this June?


Each week in Parliament, there are opportunities for our local MPs to speak about their constituencies and also to focus on Sussex as a whole. In three weeks’, time there will be a great opportunity when the Sussex Day on … Continue reading

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Some clear cases for Sussex MPs to work together


It is clear that when Sussex MPs work together, particularly across the current three political groups, that many people feel encouraged. There are of course many times when the political groups are so opposed that the prospect of joint working … Continue reading

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Congratulations to STEM students in Sussex


Two events will take place this week that are very different but they have a nominal link and their shared theme is very significant for many people. The first event takes place on Wednesday in the House of Commons when … Continue reading

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A very incompetent response to Caroline Ansell


When Conservative MPs ask questions it would seem realistic for the Conservative Government to provide a credible answer. We are very familiar of the times when opposition MPs get treated very badly, but one would assume that the same political … Continue reading

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How often do Ministers refer to their constituencies?


It is of course impossible to test how loud MPs are in their constituencies and in many other settings, however their speaking in the House of Commons is carefully recorded via Hansard and repeated on another agency called They Work … Continue reading

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Youth Charity Time’s Running Out


According to two very significant Charities, the “Youth services are under threat and they have lost opportunities for young people”. This statement comes as the subtitle of this report that has just been published this month. The two charities are … Continue reading

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Nick and Gillian please reverse this cut for young people


Over the last decade the Government has dramatically cut the public funding for the provision for young people across the UK. This is a very disturbing element that has caused many problems. We now need the Government to admit that … Continue reading

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Will Government ask Small Companies about Apprenticeships?


A few days ago on 26th July, this written question from an MP in Woking called Jonathan Lord was answered by Gillian Keegan who is the MP for Chichester. Whilst all of the words were very good, the challenge is … Continue reading

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Sussex Chamber of Commerce has a lot of work to achieve


Two weeks ago in the House of Lords there were a number of debates on the theme of amendments for the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill. One of the debates under the heading of Amendment 76a took place on 19th … Continue reading

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