Tag Archives: Priti Patel

Last week several serious issues emerged


At the beginning of each week there are reasons for us to try to achieve a good outcome for ourselves and our family, our friends, neighbours and for other people around us. The results or challenges are of course much … Continue reading

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We will bring it back to this House for a vote


Tragically last week the Government persuaded sufficient Conservative MPs to vote for the Nationality and Borders Bill at its third reading and they also prevented any changes being achieved. The eight clauses and one schedule were attempts to reduce the … Continue reading

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Second day of the Nationality and Borders Bill


As I wrote yesterday there were six clauses that were debated and all of which were an attempt to make this Bill far less dangerous to the people who seek asylum in our nation. Sadly all six got rejected by … Continue reading

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We need near neighbours to keep working together


On Wednesday a debate took place under the headline of Natural History GCSE and two of the MPs who took part are both called Caroline and they are also near neighbours. The debate is available here. Caroline Ansell who is … Continue reading

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Why does the Home Office not publish information?


Last Thursday the MP for Hove, Peter Kyle asked a very reasonable question which to be clear could be very useful in understanding how the current arrangements are working. However the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Future Borders … Continue reading

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Let us applaud Simon Hoare for his letter


There are many thousands of people in our nation who are working incredibly hard to provide safety and support for Asylum seekers. The people who are arriving are seeking somewhere they can come to that is secure having left their … Continue reading

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MPs must end their 2nd and 3rd jobs


Over the last few weeks there have been various cases of MPs with significant business gains and lobbying cases. Some of these have clearly led to a strong benefit for businesses that have received contracts which have not been sourced … Continue reading

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A Windrush question that did not get an answer


Yesterday there was a question and answer session with Priti Patel when Parliament reopened after their 3 week break. Towards the end of the session the following question took place raised by Kate Osamor who is the Labour MP for … Continue reading

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The verdict of the rape and murder of Sarah Everard


On Thursday last week the sentence for the man who raped and murdered Sarah Everard in March this year was announced. In the few hours before the announcement and since then there have been a number of significant statements made … Continue reading

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Our Government must support Afghanistan children


Over the last two weeks there have been 8,458 people evacuated from Afghanistan by the UK According to the Ministry of Defence, since 13 August. One of the significant groups of people are unaccompanied child refugees. The strong call from … Continue reading

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