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One way to achieve national unity is through proportional representation


The political profile of most of our nation has changed rather dramatically since last Thursday and many residents here in Sussex are now feeling very concerned about it as it will clearly have a significant impact on us all, irrespective … Continue reading

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Two Sussex MPs make good strong arguments for avoiding an imminent General Election


Because I don’t want to depart from the EU I am partly delighted that the Conservatives broke their latest promise to do so by last Thursday. Given the number of promises they have made since early 2016 to get us … Continue reading

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Democracy is a process, not a single event unlike the great British Bake-Off


Over the last few days our Parliament has been grappling with some challenging issues relating to our proposed departure from the European Union, most of which appear to be caused by Parliament or the Government. We keep on hearing or … Continue reading

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A clear call from Peter Bottomley for a reform of our democracy


I always enjoy reading statements made by Sussex MPs who set out arguments for Parliament which would lead to a very clear and meaningful reform of our democracy if followed through or adopted. It is most common for such statements … Continue reading

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Who has been crying out for a Queens Speech?


It seems as though last Monday saw the closure of Parliament until the 14th October unless something significant happens to persuade the Prime Minister to re-open the organisation and change his plans. If not his plan is for the Queen … Continue reading

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Closing down Parliament and the licensing of Drones


The actions by Sussex and indeed Kent and Surrey MPs last Tuesday during a debate on matters relating to Northern Ireland have presented our nation with a very slim mechanism to avoid the new Prime Minister from shutting down Parliament … Continue reading

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Local politicians must listen to Karen Bradley and Stephen Lloyd


Over the last few weeks there has been a series of actions and debates that in my view demands a response from politicians at both a local and national level. The failure to do so may lead to the public … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly


The extensive level of chaos displayed by the House of Commons over the last year or three is a matter that in most other contexts would lead responsible MPs to call for a public enquiry to correct the failings of … Continue reading

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Anne Milton and her predecessors failed to improve STEM education


Over the last few weeks in Parliament there have been a couple of statements regarding STEM and Further Education issues. They are vital matters as up until now our STEM provision in this country has been heavily supplemented from visitors … Continue reading

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Lets change the way our Democracy is structured


It is clear from the public performances by Parliament over the last few days and some of the discussions I have personally sat through in less open settings at the same time that what we need in our nation, far … Continue reading

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