Tag Archives: SEERA

The Government needs to realise all people matter


It is always fascinating when one reads the text from Parliament and finds a radical and strong argument being made by people who one might not expect would challenge their own political party based Government. That said it is very … Continue reading

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Let us thank Andrew Griffith for his debate on Dark Skies


A few days before Christmas on 14th December a Parliamentary debate in the House of Commons took place which was organised by the MP for Arundel and South Downs under the very short title of Dark Skies. He explained in … Continue reading

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We need to establish a new generation of Regional Assemblies


Last Thursday there was a debate under the subject of Planning and House Building in the House of Commons. Having read the speeches it is clear that the elements being raised by some of the MPs who were able to … Continue reading

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Eastbourne MP attacks Brighton and Hove in Parliament


Most MPs stand up to speak on a regular basis and it is not at all surprising for some of the words that they have used to occasionally look a bit contradictory if they are compared over a period of … Continue reading

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We clearly need more collaboration and solutions


At the end of Parliament yesterday there was a brief debate involving two MPs. I spotted that the debate which was being arranged by Nusrat Ghani was being planned and even referred to it here on Saturday. Nusrat Ghani, is … Continue reading

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Who will educate our Ministers about what #happenedinthepast


An article about housing plans written by Christopher Pincher, the Minister of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government was published yesterday on the Conservative Home website. He is attempting to explain the way in which local Councils need to … Continue reading

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It is vital that unitary Councils are not the only solution to consider


Earlier today two pieces of news emerged that both relate to local Councils albeit in very different ways. The first was the sad news that ex Council leader of Oxford County Council Keith Mitchell has died. I worked with Keith … Continue reading

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Government refuses an inquiry, but is closing down PHE


When COVID-19 emerged and then led to thousands of deaths in the UK compared to far fewer in many other nations, understandably some people began to call for a public inquiry and the Government claimed that it was not appropriate … Continue reading

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The Absurd concepts behind Farage’s fear attacks


According to the tweet on the right hand side, Nigel is angry that some British MPs (who together represent 3 nations and Northern Ireland) have been making contact with the EU nations Government contacts. Presumably he has forgotten that this … Continue reading

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Fascinating debate with meaningful democratic recommendations


Every so often in the House of Lords a debate takes place which deserves to be promoted beyond the vital but passive provision of Hansard and “They Work for You” which is where I was alerted to this particular one. … Continue reading

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