Tag Archives: Julia Lopez

Thankyou for challenging the Government on Channel 4


On Tuesday Lucy Powell, the Labour Shadow Secretary for DCMS raised a call to challenge the Government over their incompetent approach to try to sell Channel 4. Sadly many Conservatives are very happy to support Nadine Dorries despite her ignorance. … Continue reading

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Nadine claims to remove a Channel 4 straitjacket!


Yesterday in the House of Commons the West Worthing MP, Peter Bottomley was one of a group of three MPs that took part in a debate about Channel 4 under the headline of “Privatisation of Channel 4”. His call was … Continue reading

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Creative Industries Sector Vision


It is always fantastic when an MP asks a question in the House of Commons and the answer reveals something that I have not seen for a long time. This question was answered on Friday and the MP who asked … Continue reading

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A very important debate this afternoon with local connections


This afternoon there will be a discussion in Westminster regarding the tragic death of a young man called Dylan Ramsay who drowned in a quarry on the 3rd July 2011. Dylan was swimming with two friends near his home. According … Continue reading

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“hon. Members would never lie” claims Lindsay Hoyle


On Tuesday in the House of Commons there was a debate that related to a Petition that received nearly 127,000 signatures and is entitled “Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19”. The title of the debate which … Continue reading

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Michael Gove went missing over recording and Emails


Yesterday afternoon at 4.10pm there was this debate in Parliament under the title of Security of Ministers’ Offices and Communications. Peter Bone was the person who asked the question and it was very clearly directed to a man who is … Continue reading

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Although they voted against the Lobbying Committee……


The Conservative Party seems to include a number of MPs who are clearly very concerned about the incompetence and indeed corruption of their own political party. Despite this they found it impossible to support the Labour Party who were simply … Continue reading

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Businesses have 17 days to respond to this consultation


A few days ago I wrote here about some questions from a small group of Conservative MPs and the responses from the Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office, Julia Lopez. The theme was public procurement for “Small Businesses” and one … Continue reading

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Small Businesses got mentioned on Thursday (not Micro though!)


On Thursday as the House of Commons was closing down for their half term break there was a short question and response piece under the heading of Government Contracts: Small Businesses that was set out by four MPs including Caroline … Continue reading

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This debate poorly reflects the current views of our nation?


On Monday at 6pm a very small number of MPs agreed to discuss three petitions that have all had over 100,000 signatures. The petitions have been signed in the last 18 months so they are a great deal more recent … Continue reading

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