Tag Archives: Overseas Development Aid

Some Sussex MPs support Water Safety and Foreign Aid

Last Monday there was a Parliamentary debate which responded to a public petition that called for improved education to protect children in water settings. A few of the opening words from Catherine Mckinnell, the MP from Newcastle expressed very clearly … Continue reading

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MPs such as in Sussex need to start communicating more widely

Whenever our Parliament is open, it in theory provides an opportunity for MPs to support or challenge views or actions from other settings. The extent to which this can take place is partly controlled by the Government that often closes … 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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Overseas Aid must not head into London

On Thursday morning at the Wellcome Collection, Penny Mordaunt the MP for Portsmouth North gave a speech which began with an explanation of what other role she plays in our Government “I am the Secretary of State for International Development. … Continue reading

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