Tag Archives: Tim Loughton MP

The future of seaside and rural communities


Last week in the House of Lords, Steve Bassam introduced a report entitled “Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities – The future of seaside towns” At one point in his introduction Steve explained that the Government had responded and one of their … Continue reading

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Mental Health provision for young people


A week ago in Parliament there were several questions raised on the theme of Mental Health provision for young people that each led to the same response from a Health Minister which raises a further question. However this further question … Continue reading

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Gibb and Loughton must explain their comments


One of the most fantastic events that took place last week was the celebration of 75 years since the D Day departure and landing, an event that began the end of our last world war. This is why President Trump … Continue reading

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Future Palace of Westminster must not be controlled by MPs


On the day before Andrea Leadsom resigned as Leader of the House of Commons, she was involved in an important debate about Parliamentary Buildings which was the second reading of the ‘Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill’ which she has … Continue reading

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Emergencies demand immediate responses Sajid


As we have reached what we keep being told are the final days of the Parliamentary career of Theresa May, it is inevitable that those who wish to take on the role of Prime Minister will come under even more … Continue reading

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MPs should pay attention to Victoria’s point of view


A few weeks ago Victoria Atkins made this rather radical statement as part of a debate on crime levels. It seems as though she is making a case for regional or local devolution of many things, not just policing. The … Continue reading

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Five Parliamentary swallows including disability benefits and tenancy rights


In the middle of the chaos and bizarre behaviour of many MPs in the House of Commons that has been going on for at least three years, occasionally a few sensible words and recommendations are heard.  If these could be … Continue reading

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Tories need to stop wasting public money and promoting hatred


When political parties start declaring laws and new powers for agencies that are part of the public sector, it would be easy to assume that such laws or powers are needed. In reality sadly far too often the public declarations … Continue reading

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Sussex travellers need some justification for todays 3.1% railfare increase


Parliamentary rules suggest that under most settings local people can only expect to hear from their own MP if they want to ask a question. However there are always going to be exceptions and the following is surely one of … Continue reading

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Naïve Government views about air quality


When certain topics emerge in Parliament the lack of common sense let alone coherent understanding of how the nation holds together can emerge as it did on Monday. Barry Sheerman, the MP for Huddersfield  asked a question about air quality … Continue reading

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