Tag Archives: Nick Gibb

As Parliament closes, we need a new approach


Parliament will close down today and it is not due to reopen until Monday 5th September with either Elizabeth Truss or Rishi Sunak as the next Nations Prime Minister. Given that both of them have claimed they will not hold … Continue reading

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A significant reaction from several Sussex MPs


The first of the Sussex Ministers to resign is Mims Davies and we may see some more resignations in the next few days if Boris does not step down. At least one of the new senior Ministers, the new Chancellor … Continue reading

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The Sussex MPs response to the NI Protocol Bill


Last Monday a debate in the House of Commons was set out by the government to change their existing Northern Ireland Protocol which Boris Johnson formed with the EU and that became formal at the start of 2021. That government … Continue reading

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A Coastal context for Sussex MPs to work together on


A few days ago two Sussex MPs raised the same theme with the same Government Minister. They are both MPs whose Constituencies have significant coastal elements but they are only two of the 11 MPs that cover the Sussex coast. … Continue reading

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Some Sussex MPs are strong and others are quiet


There are many debates as well as voting that takes place in Parliament every week while it is open as it was last week and indeed as it currently this week. Of course, if the challenge regarding the Prime Minister’s … Continue reading

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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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The phrase levelling up means very little


At the end of October Rishi Sunak announced the latest budget which included a levelling up element. So the Government was releasing several billion pounds spread across nearly 50 locations of which 85% were in locations where Conservative MPs are … Continue reading

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Huw Merriman discussed small businesses yesterday


Yesterday in the House of Commons a debate took place followed by a vote on the theme of supporting small businesses. It was clear that the votes were not sufficient to adopt the call by the Labour Party to support … Continue reading

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Youth Charity Time’s Running Out


According to two very significant Charities, the “Youth services are under threat and they have lost opportunities for young people”. This statement comes as the subtitle of this report that has just been published this month. The two charities are … Continue reading

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Nick and Gillian please reverse this cut for young people


Over the last decade the Government has dramatically cut the public funding for the provision for young people across the UK. This is a very disturbing element that has caused many problems. We now need the Government to admit that … Continue reading

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