Tag Archives: Nusrat Ghani

Very clear arguments for 0.7% especially for Yemen


Although it is a fortnight ago since our MPs had a debate on Foreign Aid and the result of the votes did not tragically provide a good outcome it is still worthwhile repeating some of the words and indeed we … Continue reading

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Thank you for opposing your appalling Government


The 2019 Conservative Manifesto stated very clearly as shown here that they would “proudly maintain their commitment to spend 0.7% of our Gross National Income on development and do more to help countries receiving aid become self-sufficient” They never focused … Continue reading

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Disability Access to all Railway Stations by 2030?


On Wednesday in the House of Commons two MPs participated in a meaningful debate on the theme of access by disabled people to railways stations. The debate covered far too many words to include in this piece but there are … Continue reading

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We need peace to be found for Palestine and other nations


This latest news is another reminder of how poorly protected these people are in the area that they live. As our Government sets out its latest Queens Speech with a series of new Bills let us hope that their Foreign … Continue reading

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The challenge of hearing from all local MPs during COVID


The current arrangements for our national Parliament in response to COVID makes it more difficult than in the past to be able to observe debates on specific themes that involve a number of our local MPs. Of course, there are … Continue reading

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Sussex Politicians inspire Vaccinations and protecting people


I am thrilled that I received my Vaccine a few days ago and whilst the short term impact was not particularly enjoyable for me, it is very much more appealing than the prospect of COVID-19. A few days earlier I … Continue reading

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The threat against BBC and our credible media is much wider


Yesterday Iain Duncan-Smith put out his tweet and it was retweeted by one of our Sussex MPs Nusrat Ghani, referring to some evidence identified by an Australian thinktank called the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. According to this Guardian article which … Continue reading

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Government clearly needs to increase its Computer provision


Last Wednesday following the debate with the Prime Minister on the theme of lockdown, there was a debate with Gavin Williamson on the subject of Covid-19: Educational Settings. My blog yesterday focused on one of the the themes in that … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must get together – for a proportional approach


On a number of occasions in this blog and even in my Argus Column I have written that Sussex MPs need to work together, alongside the leaders of Councils and indeed the people who manage our community settings and beyond … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs use the next two weeks to work together


Christmas is one time in the year when many people usually come together to share special moments together. This week is usually the start for such events but sadly this year the potential for such activities is far more limited than … Continue reading

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