Tag Archives: Graham Brady

COVID-19 demonstrates how local areas need more power


Ever since Parliament closed down 10 days ago a number of issues have arisen that suggests that our Government is not capable of dealing with the challenges that our nation and our local communities are facing. Of course given that … Continue reading

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Lindsay Hoyle and I both agree that Jacob Rees-Mogg is mistaken


My blog yesterday explored why Parliament needs to be radically overhauled, primarily in the light of COVID-19 but also in the context of a 300 year tradition that has needed changing for many decades. This point in history is an … Continue reading

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An amazing thing happened last night in Parliament that the Government wants to prevent


It is easy to find comments about our need to respond to the latest UK position of COVID-19 and depending who is writing or speaking about them we either need to stay in acute lockdown, return to more or less … Continue reading

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Today is one of the highest risk days for our nation for many years


Today is the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the act of military surrender which took place in Reims in a rural setting some distance from Paris. The signing took place at 02.41 on 7th May and even though our … Continue reading

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Conservative Backbench MPs or at least one of them needs to get a grip with reality


Yesterday a small group of MPs held a debate in the House of Commons regarding COVID-19 and the only Sussex based MP who took part pointed out, that the debate was too short and involved far too few MPs. Those … Continue reading

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