Tag Archives: Mims Davies

How often do Ministers refer to their constituencies?


It is of course impossible to test how loud MPs are in their constituencies and in many other settings, however their speaking in the House of Commons is carefully recorded via Hansard and repeated on another agency called They Work … Continue reading

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Universal Credit – the £20 a week needs to become permanent


The Summer break from Parliament is always an opportunity for local MPs to read documents that are not coming out of their normal sources and that reflect on what has happened previously in Parliament. At the beginning of September, the … Continue reading

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Do DWP Ministers understand the impact of words and %?


Last Monday in the House of Commons at the beginning of the day (2.30pm) and indeed the beginning of the week there was a session with the Department of Work and Pensions that lasted about an hour. The Ministers who … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day from House of Commons and well beyond


On Thursday the House of Commons set aside a couple of hours in this debate to raise the profile of International Women’s Day which takes place today. Only two MPs from Sussex took part in the debate and the first … Continue reading

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This sort of response is totally un-credible Mims – you need to get the data!


The company I work for is on the small size which means that out of 13 people who work together, one of my colleagues and myself are the most likely to answer the phone. We regularly get calls from agencies … Continue reading

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The Youth Charter will fail without sufficient funding!


The announcement on Thursday of a new Youth Charter by the Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Mims Davies sounds very positive “This is an important commitment to a generation for a generation. The Youth Charter will be a clear … Continue reading

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