Tag Archives: Therese Coffey

Let us thank these 5 MPs in Sussex for their voting


We are facing a very disturbing period in our nation from the current Government, based on what has taken place over the last three weeks and indeed over a much longer period. A number of the decisions that have occurred … Continue reading

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A very important debate this afternoon with local connections


This afternoon there will be a discussion in Westminster regarding the tragic death of a young man called Dylan Ramsay who drowned in a quarry on the 3rd July 2011. Dylan was swimming with two friends near his home. According … Continue reading

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Two Ministers whose communication was very incorrect


Late yesterday following many calls over many days from eight local Councils and their public health leaders a Government announcement finally made it clear that the words they had placed on their own national website were incorrect. The areas affected … Continue reading

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Government ignores an attempt to help poor people in Wales


On Monday afternoon there was a very useful question that emerged at the end of the Topical Questions to the Work and Pensions Department. The question came from the MP for Swansea West. Geraint Davies was brought up in Cardiff … Continue reading

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Do DWP Ministers understand the impact of words and %?


Last Monday in the House of Commons at the beginning of the day (2.30pm) and indeed the beginning of the week there was a session with the Department of Work and Pensions that lasted about an hour. The Ministers who … Continue reading

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DEFRA’s 12 week grant in July should now be spent!


Here is the the link to the arrangement that was published by DEFRA relating to the £63 Million pound provision from the Government to local authorities as a Grant for Food. The grant was announced by Boris Johnson on the … Continue reading

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Positive words to small businesses from the Government


The following are some very recent words that various Ministers have stated in response to their colleagues but relating to companies that are small or SME or that are not Multinational. The challenge as always is for these very nice … Continue reading

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After #6months what are the results of your review Justin?


On the 11th July 2019, Amber Rudd who at that time was the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions admitted that there needed to be a reform of the current process for those nearing the end of their lives, … Continue reading

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Contempt of our Parliament


At 10.30 last Thursday while we were voting or going about our usual business two veteran Politicians called Chris had a heated exchange in Parliament during the regular session on the subject ‘Business of the House of Commons’. The two … Continue reading

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