Tag Archives: Victoria Atkins

Another inadequate response to Caroline re Afghanistan


Last Thursday a written question raised by Caroline Lucas on the subject of Afghanistan was responded by Victoria Atkins and sadly as has been the case on a number of occasions over the last few weeks, the response was inadequate. … Continue reading

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A question that did not receive an answer


Last Tuesday Caroline Lucas asked a question regarding the care for people coming into the UK from Afghanistan and very sadly the answer from Victoria Atkins who at that time was the Minister in the Home Office who responded. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Victoria Atkins answer the Afghanistan question!


On Wednesday this written question from Caroline Lucas was responded to by Victoria Atkins and sadly although it was responded to it did not get an answer to the first and arguably the most critical element of the question. Given … Continue reading

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Parliament needs to listen to Stop and Search groups


I am very proud that in Sussex there is a very well structured Committee that works within Sussex Police to constantly review the Stop and Search activity. This is not a new approach although it has been dramatically improved over … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Bill – improved but not as well as possible


On Thursday in the House of Commons as our agencies were approaching the end point of the Domestic Abuse Bill a lengthy debate did take place. The debate was intended to cover the 86 amendments that have been provided by … Continue reading

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Charities urgently need the Government to respond


On Monday there was a debate in the House of Commons on the subject of COVID-19: Domestic Abuse and one of the MPs that took part is Alex Norris who is the Shadow Minister for Health and Social Care and … Continue reading

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The Home Office must change its behaviour and attitudes


This tweet re-appeared yesterday along with a comment from Paul Bernal, a tweeter I often agree with. He was responding to how the Home Office is currently behaving towards our borders and Scotland and I have included his comment below. … Continue reading

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So Victoria, what has occurred over the last 15 weeks?


On Wednesday David Lammy asked a question that quite reasonably came after all of the Tory MPs in our nation including 13 in Sussex voted to prevent the amendment to improve the prospect of children who are refugees from being … Continue reading

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A pathetic response to a serious issue


While we wait for the dust to settle in the new Government (albeit one that was not elected) there is a myriad of issues to focus on that relate to the last few days of the previous Government. Given that … Continue reading

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Government accepts criticism from next PM but not from other people!


The level of criticism directed at the Government by a number of the candidates campaigning to become leaders of the Government is not modest. Indeed some of the MPs who wish to lead the Tory Party or who support candidates … Continue reading

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