Tag Archives: Gypsies & Travellers

We need a Government that will get involved


Last Thursday in the House of Lords, one of our local Peers Janet Whitaker asked a vital question on a subject she is very aware of and which she stands up for on a regular basis. Tragically the response from … Continue reading

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Tories need to stop wasting public money and promoting hatred


When political parties start declaring laws and new powers for agencies that are part of the public sector, it would be easy to assume that such laws or powers are needed. In reality sadly far too often the public declarations … Continue reading

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Demonstrations of a Closed and Unaccountable Organisation


The Government works on so many of its different areas of responsibility in a manner that clearly fails to respond to the elected and appointed members of our Parliament, let alone the wider community that one wonders if it is … Continue reading

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Well done Songs of Praise


The decision by BBC producers to film an edition of Songs of Praise from the refugee camp in Calais known as the ‘Jungle’ is an important move to try to humanise an issue that has previously been primarily dealt with through … Continue reading

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Men of power speaking in ignorance


We are still early into a new Parliament and MPs who had previously been obliged to operate within a much more constrained or disciplined environment, under pressure to pay attention to the priorities and preferences of their coalition partners have suddenly … Continue reading

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