Tag Archives: Theresa May

“this solution requires a change in the protocol itself”


The words come from Liz Truss during “Northern Ireland Protocol” which was when she was speaking yesterday in Parliament. The whole of her words can be obtained here. The following few words below make it very clear. The Government is … Continue reading

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How many more lies from our Prime Minister?


One of the challenges that we are currently facing is how unreliable or rather how incompetent our UK Government is on several levels. Another challenge is how much attention is being placed by Conservative MPs into the problems that are … Continue reading

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We will [not] be taking further steps in the days ahead


Two weeks ago when he was finally challenged in Parliament, Boris Johnson claimed he would respond when the Sue Gray report was published and that he would act appropriately. Yesterday the report was published and the responses from Johnson included … 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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Five Sussex MPs took part in the Afghanistan debate


The unexpected return to Parliament last Tuesday was clearly necessary given what took place in Afghanistan a few days earlier. Many of the people who spoke set out legitimate calls for the Government to do more in terms of actions … Continue reading

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Thank you for opposing your appalling Government


The 2019 Conservative Manifesto stated very clearly as shown here that they would “proudly maintain their commitment to spend 0.7% of our Gross National Income on development and do more to help countries receiving aid become self-sufficient” They never focused … Continue reading

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MPs such as in Sussex need to start communicating more widely


Whenever our Parliament is open, it in theory provides an opportunity for MPs to support or challenge views or actions from other settings. The extent to which this can take place is partly controlled by the Government that often closes … Continue reading

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The first day back into Parliament for our MPs


Today is the start of a new half term in Schools and the return to Parliament by MPs after their own week away. This week also involves a visit to Cornwall by representatives of many countries under the title of … Continue reading

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The greater our unity at home, the stronger our influence abroad


I wrote a piece yesterday on the theme of our nations Foreign Aid provision that a local Tory MP pointed out was promised in his 2019 Manifesto and several previous manifestos. Along with that MP there are a number of … Continue reading

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MPs like John Hayes have created these problems


There are a significant number of Conservative and indeed DUP MPs and even some Labour MPs who were very strongly of the opinion that our departure from the EU would be the right thing to do, with no consideration of … Continue reading

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