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Another 75 minutes from Parliament onto the Marcus Petition


On Monday afternoon a modest number of MPs in Parliament discussed the Marcus Rashford Petition. Very sadly it did not get as far as it could have done. They spent a total of 87 minutes discussing the subject which is … Continue reading

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Is Parliament lacking credibility following these two debates


If any of us were asked should Parliament interview and indeed challenge Dominic Cummings, the answer of course is a very clear YES. In the same way if any of us were asked should they debate the petition raised by … Continue reading

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Every MP in the UK needs to take part in this petition debate!


Today is an important time for Parliament and 1.1m people across the UK who signed a petition formed by Marcus Rashford calling to end child food poverty and that no children’s should go hungry. It is a petition which emerged … Continue reading

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Two good examples by Sussex MPs called Caroline


At the beginning of each week it is always encouraging to acknowledge the good things that have happened in the last few days or to set out some opportunities for positive responses over the next few days. Last week several … Continue reading

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An urgent public inquiry into Government contract decisions


At the beginning of October, a person called Christopher Humphris set out a very short, clear and uncomplicated petition. Within 2 weeks (the 16th October) his petition had gained 10,000 signatures which is a very significant number that requires a … Continue reading

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We must extend our care to children who arrive on our shore


It is significant that today the Marcus Rashford petition calling for the Government to provide free school holiday meals in England will pass the 1 Million point very shortly. The petition was set up on 15th October before Parliament debated … Continue reading

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A major petition that requires a positive Government response


On the 15th October Marcus Rashford set out this petition onto the Government e-petition system. That was nearly a week before Parliament held their debate and a vote on the provision of free meals for children on low incomes through … Continue reading

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