Tag Archives: Peter Bottomley

Government responds *NO* to a very important question


On Monday there was a very important question that was raised by Caroline Lucas who is the Brighton Pavilion MP. It was directed to the Department for Education. The question was responded by a new Minister for Education who is … Continue reading

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Some of our Sussex MPs commented in Parliament


Today is very significant for our Nation with the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II which is an event that will be observed by many people on this unplanned bank holiday. Many people would use a bank holiday to go shopping … Continue reading

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A disturbing lack of involvement from the Prime Minister


One of the elements that most constructive MPs are actively involved with is the Early Day Motions. The EDMs are a way for MPs that are not part of the Government to raise their concerns and to call for the … Continue reading

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A call for Ambulance provision by some Sussex MPs


Ten days ago I wrote this piece that was adopted by the Argus newspaper which focused on Ambulance issues with a particular response to SECAmb. It was a response from a number of calls from MPs and responses that involved … Continue reading

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Last week Sussex MPs responded to the Government


Last Monday many MPs took part in a discussion that was followed by a vote of Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government. All but one of our Sussex MPs voted, the one that did not was Nusrat Ghani from Wealden. The … Continue reading

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Some of the words and some of the vote details


On Monday in the House of Commons there was a debate and a vote for the Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government. There was no prospect of the Government being closed down because there are 75 more MPs in the Conservative … 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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Thankyou to these MPs who promoted the Sussex Day


Last Thursday was Sussex Day which was recognised by many people as the 15th year of the County Day, although of course the Sussex Day started in the 13th Century. However, its modern approach was formed by Ian Steedman in … Continue reading

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Thankyou for challenging the Government on Channel 4


On Tuesday Lucy Powell, the Labour Shadow Secretary for DCMS raised a call to challenge the Government over their incompetent approach to try to sell Channel 4. Sadly many Conservatives are very happy to support Nadine Dorries despite her ignorance. … Continue reading

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Some MPs ignore Motions while others promote them


It is always interesting to discover actions that MPs could work on together in the House of Commons to raise high profile themes. A few weeks ago, Caroline Lucas of Brighton Pavilion promoted the 90th Anniversary of Right to Roam … Continue reading

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