Tag Archives: Iain Duncan Smith

The threat against BBC and our credible media is much wider


Yesterday Iain Duncan-Smith put out his tweet and it was retweeted by one of our Sussex MPs Nusrat Ghani, referring to some evidence identified by an Australian thinktank called the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. According to this Guardian article which … Continue reading

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A very disappointing political end to 2020


As MPs along with their supporters and opposers are debating the very inadequate Trade Deal with the EU, it is clear that our position is not very strong. There is only one worse position and that would have been a … Continue reading

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An outstanding speech regarding modern slavery


Anti-Slavery Day takes place on the 18th October each year and given that Parliament was closed on Sunday, yesterday was the first opportunity after the day to raise the subject. There was a debate yesterday that was under the title … Continue reading

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Government defends broken promises and International laws


Clearly some people chuck away manifestos soon after they have decided who to vote for and indeed obtaining a manifesto and reading it before voting is not common behaviour either. Indeed this is one of the challenges of a party … Continue reading

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Beirut was not a Nuclear explosion, but….


As the work begins in Beirut to deal with the catastrophe caused by the explosion that occurred on Tuesday evening, it is very clear that all nations need to do whatever we can to prevent such things ever happening again. … Continue reading

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Brexit has parallels with Harry and Meghan leaving the Royals


Every so often issues can emerge in parallel that may be very different but give us the opportunity to learn from one another, the comparison is only fleeting but it can work. In the last few days we have seen … Continue reading

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A valuable suggestion by IDS and his chums, for once


According to this mornings Evening Standard article “Senior Tories have reportedly written to Conservative MPs to raise concerns over Boris Johnson’s decision to allow Huawei a role in the UK’s 5G network. The letter, from a group of Tories including … Continue reading

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Let us ensure the 2020’s becomes a powerful decade for Micro Businesses


Over the next 12 months, let alone the next 120 months we will have a significant period for many people and for our nation as a whole. Irrespective of the political nonsense and chaos that is bound to be part … Continue reading

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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and the Ministers new Surgery


Based on my own very limited observation of Parliamentary debates, at one time only occasionally MPs would stand up and speak about one of their constituents and their experiences so that Parliament could be persuaded to focus on the realities … Continue reading

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Diversity, motivation and future ideas!


This week some of the young people who attend a University that is where a disproportionate number of Cabinet members are educated took a trip to the House of Commons and as the tweet makes clear listened to what they … Continue reading

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