Tag Archives: Israel

MPs such as in Sussex need to start communicating more widely


Whenever our Parliament is open, it in theory provides an opportunity for MPs to support or challenge views or actions from other settings. The extent to which this can take place is partly controlled by the Government that often closes … Continue reading

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We need peace to be found for Palestine and other nations


This latest news is another reminder of how poorly protected these people are in the area that they live. As our Government sets out its latest Queens Speech with a series of new Bills let us hope that their Foreign … Continue reading

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A clear and credible statement


A few days ago on 21st May Nicholas Soames asked a question of the Government which led to what appears to be a very effective response. His question was “To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, … Continue reading

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After the EU, UNESCO then the UN and NATO and then where next?


The decision by our International Development Minister to publicly state her desire to withdraw us from the United Nations agency UNESCO should raise all sorts of concerns amongst the nation that created UNESCO and which has benefited enormously from it … Continue reading

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An inspiring tweet regarding Palestine!


This tweet is one that I spotted earlier today of how despite all of the frenetic accusations of what some people are saying and doing is anti semitic, that others are focusing on attempting to resolve the matters that lie … Continue reading

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Four months of death, injuries and destruction in Gaza


According to this report from the United Nations, in the last 4 months since the end of March a significant number of people in Gaza have been killed and 100 times as many have been injured. The need for our … Continue reading

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Why a second EU referendum is vital


I confess to being someone who voted to remain, and would do the same again today if a referendum was being held (being a Thursday it is more likely today than tomorrow). However despite this my view that a second … Continue reading

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Thin ice for skating


In October 2009 Lucy Winkett wrote in the Comment is Free section of the Guardian “To say that the church should not dirty its hands with the appalling dilemmas, confusions, and impossible decisions that emerge in war is to misunderstand completely … Continue reading

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