Tag Archives: John Hayes

A very disturbing attack onto the National Trust


In the past I have written ac couple of times about the challenges being presented to the National Trust by parts of the Conservative Party. They seem unwilling to accept that some of the premises which the National Trust now … Continue reading

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Can we find new approaches for engaging our Ministers


Yesterday afternoon as I was travelling to visit a client I was listening to the World At One and towards the end of the programme Nick Robinson focused on a discussion that had taken place involving a student who had … Continue reading

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Is Parliament a wise place for such comments to be made


It would be very easy for some of us to assume that Parliament is the location and context for ways to improve our nation. In addition the cost of running Parliament does suggest that any debate should be based on … Continue reading

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Charity Commission rejects claims from Common Sense Group


There have been a number of challenges that we have faced in the last decade between MPs and Charities. The first matter arose when the coalition Government appointed the new Chair of the Charity Commission as someone with strong political … Continue reading

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MPs like John Hayes have created these problems


There are a significant number of Conservative and indeed DUP MPs and even some Labour MPs who were very strongly of the opinion that our departure from the EU would be the right thing to do, with no consideration of … Continue reading

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MPs who want people to be limited to their politics


It appears as if a MPs from across the Conservative Party are determined to stop other people and other organisations from responding to our society or our history with a political perspective. They are not trying to prevent their influence … Continue reading

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Apparently only politicians can discuss politics, and they won’t!


Yesterday in the House of Commons there was a session called “Business of the House” which is an opportunity for MPs to raise questions with the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg. Now of course there are many … Continue reading

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Justin Webb, it appears John Hayes has mis-calculated!


About 6 weeks ago on 22nd September John Hayes MP was on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme being interviewed by Justin Webb. The interview arose because the House of Commons was due to give some training to all of … Continue reading

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Will Black History Month 2020 achieve any changes?


This tweet appeared a day or two ago and it demonstrates that there is at least one senior member of the Conservative Party who strongly believes that non politicians in the public sector and within education and media industries should … Continue reading

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It is vital for small businesses to get paid within 30 days


On Monday a Lincolnshire MP, John Hayes asked a couple of questions about business payments and the answer has raised several concerns. The two questions were both answered by Paul Scully who is the Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department … Continue reading

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