Tag Archives: Manchester

Politicians must try to grasp historic and future trends


Over the last few days a significant number of Mods were due to arrive in Brighton and Hove to celebrate one of the historical beach locations that their forbears came to in the 1960s placing their group identity well and … Continue reading

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The urgent need to help heal pain


On Remembrance Sunday it is very sad to read that our Government has failed to deliver on its promises to Manchester City Council to deliver support for the damage caused by the arena bomber on 22nd May. Although six months … Continue reading

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The South East will miss the train


Some people living in the North of England don’t fully appreciate the distinction between the two Cross Rail projects and EuroRail and the creaking transport infrastructure elsewhere in the South of England. By the same token some in the South … Continue reading

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A period of great weakness


On 3rd May Parliament was dissolved. Assuming all goes to plan on 8th June, the estimated date for the opening of the new Parliament will take place on 14th or even 21st June. Clearly it may be possible to bring … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove needs a statue


In the last few weeks Manchester has unveiled this design of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst to celebrate their cities historic link to the suffragette movement which has been commissioned to be completed in time for International Womens day 2019. … Continue reading

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Manchester deserves real democracy


The decision by the combined councils in Greater Manchester to choose who the interim Mayor for the region should be in the period until a public election can take place in 2017 shows how little respect these powerful politicians have for … Continue reading

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UK’s most pregnant MP?


Just to clarify the heading, Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central is not pregnant, nor was she pregnant when she became the focus of a Sun newspaper article. Her son Tom was born in May, he has an older Sister … Continue reading

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What Katy did on her holidays


In November 2012 electors outside of London voted for Police and Crime Commissioners to provide governance for the 41 English and Welsh Police forces. This was a new role and replaced the work of the Police Authorities, enacted the last time we had … Continue reading

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