Tag Archives: Nadhim Zahawi

Good that a STEM call came from an MP yesterday


On Thursday in the House of Commons there was a discussion that took place under the title of Higher Education Reform. Sadly there were no Sussex MPs that participated in the discussion. However one of the MPs raised the call … Continue reading

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Education: Return in January – the Government call!


On Wednesday in the House of Commons a statement was made by Nadhim Zahawi who is now the Secretary of State for Education. The statement referred to several aspects but it included two volunteers who are assisting in education settings, … Continue reading

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Two Ministers whose communication was very incorrect


Late yesterday following many calls over many days from eight local Councils and their public health leaders a Government announcement finally made it clear that the words they had placed on their own national website were incorrect. The areas affected … Continue reading

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Vaccinations need to be applauded but also reviewed


It is very encouraging that those people who have already received or have been booked in for a Vaccine are being protected against COVID-19. I am delighted that several of my older relatives and friends have already received this along … 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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The latest effort to protect people on construction sites from COVID-19


Yesterday a Government formed agency, albeit one that Ministers claim is a ‘business led membership council’ published its third version of a guidance document under the short title of Site Operating Procedures or the slightly longer title of Construction Sector … Continue reading

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My latest Argus column – written on Friday published today


So much is changing in such a short time – when I wrote this, Johnson had not disclosed his own COVID-19 and a number of construction businesses had not yet disclosed that on Friday they decided to close down their … Continue reading

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It is vital for Ministers to listen to their leader, supported by opposition parties


On Wednesday afternoon, a full 24 hours before this tweet was published by the Minister for Business and Industry there was a debate held in the House of Commons under the title of Financial and Social Emergency Support Package. The … Continue reading

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A fascinating 9 minute interview that took place last night


This interview by Andrew Neil of Nadhim Zahawi at 7pm on 6th November on BBC2 is available here to anyone with a TV licence. Watching the piece from 8minutes into the programme is fascinating. In it the man who is … Continue reading

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Nadhim blames other people when he should accept responsibility


As this article explains, Nadhim Zahawi was interviewed on Newsnight on Wednesday following an investigation by the programme into the placement of young people over the age of 16 into homes outside of the area from which they had originated. … Continue reading

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