Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Could Peter Bottomley consider levelling up?


This week appears to be rather quiet in terms of politics as several of the parties have carried out their annual conferences and the others seem not due to do so for several weeks. Yet the House of Commons is … Continue reading

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The unifying football success


I am really proud of the result in yesterdays football game and as the England team approaches the semi final it is fantastic that our football players are committed to a unified nation that is proud to be playing with … Continue reading

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Are the Leave EU Politicians only focused on their holidays?


Our departure from the EU which is still less than six months old is seriously impacting on a number of our industries and our communities. The impact on the Northern Ireland region is probably the most high profile situation and … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland – their challenge is being overlooked


When an MP asks a question that is not very clear it gives the Government the opportunity to either ignore the real subject and give a superficial response or to focus on the real challenges and try to explain what … Continue reading

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Strengthening the Union requires a changed approach


Yesterday the Hastings MP, Sally-Ann Hart asked a question which was sadly not answered very well by Chloe Smith who is the Assistant Whip for the Cabinet Office and is the MP for Norwich North. Clearly for a Hastings MP … Continue reading

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The Withdrawal Agreement has been assured by several Ministers


If there is to be no Trade Deal with the EU then our prospect of credible and effective Trade Deals with any other nation or group of nations in the world are very unlikely. In addition the impact on our … Continue reading

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Please can we remain in the EU single market?


This piece of news that emerged yesterday has reminded many of us that the departure from the EU which is scheduled for 1st January 2021 will place the rest of the UK apart from Northern Ireland and outside of the … Continue reading

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Even Arron is finally joining some dots together


As this tweet makes clear, Arron Banks has finally demonstrated that he is close to apologising on behalf of the LeaveEU organisation that he funds for its offensiveness. I cannot imagine what they tweeted but the fact that he has … Continue reading

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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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We must support all rural communities


Although I have visited Northern Ireland on several occasions and know some folk who live there, I don’t have a very good handle on how the recent alliance between the Conservative Party and the DUP will have impacted the politics … Continue reading

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