Tag Archives: Peter Bottomley

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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Is he sticking two fingers up, or promoting gross stupidity?


So this is the tweet that someone in the Boris Johnson publicity group sent out at around 5pm on Wednesday. He has received 8,000 likes but 9,000 comments and nearly 1,000 retweets with a significant number of comments from people … Continue reading

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The first day back into Parliament for our MPs


Today is the start of a new half term in Schools and the return to Parliament by MPs after their own week away. This week also involves a visit to Cornwall by representatives of many countries under the title of … 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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An appalling action by a cruel and corrupt Government


The vote last night took place to determine for the fourth time if the leaseholders in blocks of flats could be prevented from being responsible for the replacement of the fire safety bills following Grenfell and the need for replacing … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Bill – improved but not as well as possible


On Thursday in the House of Commons as our agencies were approaching the end point of the Domestic Abuse Bill a lengthy debate did take place. The debate was intended to cover the 86 amendments that have been provided by … Continue reading

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Two Conservatives try to reduce Domestic Abuse


On Thursday there was an extensive debate in the House of Commons to deal with 86 amendments for the Domestic Abuse Bill. These amendments are all items that have been raised by the House of Lords and even the Government … Continue reading

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Could this be a way to achieve Political Unity in Sussex?


Today is the final day of the recess from the House of Commons so tomorrow our local Members of Parliament will be travelling up to Westminster to begin working on a range of themes. This Easter break has been a … Continue reading

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The greater our unity at home, the stronger our influence abroad


I wrote a piece yesterday on the theme of our nations Foreign Aid provision that a local Tory MP pointed out was promised in his 2019 Manifesto and several previous manifestos. Along with that MP there are a number of … Continue reading

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