Tag Archives: Keir Starmer

The verdict of the rape and murder of Sarah Everard


On Thursday last week the sentence for the man who raped and murdered Sarah Everard in March this year was announced. In the few hours before the announcement and since then there have been a number of significant statements made … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vital Labour


As the Conference in Brighton and Hove which is part of Sussex closes down and the Labour MPs and the party members return to their own locations the Sussex area like many other parts of the UK is left wondering … Continue reading

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Youth provision has been stripped out over the last 10 years


I recall very clearly how the Conservative Party used to regularly comment about the decisions taken by the Labour Party in their 13 years length Government. As it happens several of our local Conservative MPs made these comments over the … Continue reading

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The appalling approach of our current Government


As I wrote yesterday here, we have a number of credible people in Parliament on the theme of the terrible Afghanistan issue. Here are some of the statements made by a few of the sensible and credible people and tragically … Continue reading

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This Queens Speech includes several Conservative U turns


Last week the second Queens Speeches since the 2019 General Election and the first in this decade took place. Inevitably the one that follows a General Election is focused on the Manifesto that was published by the party or group … Continue reading

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Can the Government be advised about Independent?


Yesterday at lunchtime in the House of Commons there were several statements being made about the concept of Independence and it would appear that there are some gaps between the views of the people who made the statements and the … Continue reading

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The Government must accept changes to this poorly prepared Bill!


The Government is currently demonstrating how well they can set out poor proposals or fail to respond to real issues in a timely manner. Over the last few days this emerged in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which … Continue reading

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We need Electoral Reform as called for by the Cross Party Group!


Inside and outside of Parliament there are some very high profile people who are working very hard to find ways to reform our nations Politics. The image on the left came from this article in the Independent Newspaper back on … Continue reading

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A few of the comments made yesterday in Parliament


It is very difficult to ignore these calls from senior leaders in the opposition parts of Parliament. The question is how will the Government stop arguing for different approaches and start collaborating with these people so that our nation gets … Continue reading

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A Coalition type of leadership is now vital for our nation


The latest COVID-19 announcement by Boris Johnson which he made at 8pm last night seemed to be in a very clear change from his approach at 9am on the day before. Despite this change the positive aspects of his announcement … Continue reading

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