Tag Archives: Refugees

It seems our Government does not discuss with France


Last Monday Roger Roberts who is the Lord of Llandudno asked a very simple question regarding the asylum seekers in the Calais area. The UK Government Minister Susan Williams who is the Baroness of Trafford responded to Roger but tragically … Continue reading

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Susan Williams expresses the Government’s ignorance


It is clear that many people who are forced to leave their nations because of violence and threats will source asylum or refugee security. Whilst some of them will accept the easiest or closest solutions, some others do so based … Continue reading

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The many benefits of freedom of movement


Several bits of news or information came into my hearing or reading yesterday that all relate to the importance of our nation and our need to discuss and debate matters such as a freedom of movement and open borders. I … Continue reading

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Some perspective for Sunday morning


The following words were spoken by a man known as Frank Judd in the days when he was a Labour MP, and now Lord Judd in the House of Lords where he has been a member since 1991. His speech … Continue reading

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Mothers Day for some


Its impossible for most of us to imagine how the refugees escaping Syria and other conflicts must feel on a day to day basis. What is well known is that the Jungle camp in Calais contains several thousand unaccompanied minors whose … Continue reading

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We must welcome the children


It is vital that one of the most powerful, wealthiest nations in the world makes provision for a few thousand children who have escaped war torn lands and experienced more pain and trauma in a few years than most of us will … Continue reading

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The real terror begins


The appalling death and destruction in Paris on Friday night is the front page story on all of our national newspapers. The bravery of French special forces in willingly taking on the gunmen and killing those who did not have … Continue reading

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Urgent action, over 5 years?


The offer of sanctuary to any individual facing crisis is a good thing. If as the maths suggests, the UK Government has offered accommodation and support to 4,000 Syrians in this current year, they will each be grateful for the welcome … Continue reading

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Cost vs Value


Few Sussex MPs make themselves as accessible on social media as MP for Crawley, Henry Smith. For this he deserves every bit of the commendation that Brian May paid him prior to the last election. However inevitably this also means he posts things that … Continue reading

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A time to heal


Outside of those directly impacted by the appalling crash of the Hawker Hunter, just over a week ago, whose lives will never return to the same place they where at the time of the crash, the wider community in Shoreham … Continue reading

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