Tag Archives: Wera Hobhouse

Will more MPs support the #RightToRoam #EDM


A few days ago my MP set out this text on twitter calling for a significant improvement to the prospect for #RightToRoam in our nation. The text from the tweet is reproduced below and the text for the standing order … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Extraction statements took place yesterday


Yesterday at 11.13am in the House of Commons the Fossil Fuel Extraction took place based on the text that emerged from “They Work for You” which can be found here. It was not a surprise that along with the author … Continue reading

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An important debate due this morning


According to this document from “They Work for You” which is shown here the Fossil fuel extraction which is being organised by Caroline Lucas is due to take place this morning. These lists are often changed or amended quite significantly. … Continue reading

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Teaching Britain’s colonial past in UK’s curriculum


This evening there will be a debate in Parliament based on a petition which received nearly 270,000 signatures until its closure in early December 2020. The MP who is organising the debate is Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn. The … Continue reading

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Every MP in the UK needs to take part in this petition debate!


Today is an important time for Parliament and 1.1m people across the UK who signed a petition formed by Marcus Rashford calling to end child food poverty and that no children’s should go hungry. It is a petition which emerged … Continue reading

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Please could Sussex MPs sign the Fareshare #EDM (1497)


Back on the 11th February 6 MPs set out an Early Day Motion (#EDM1497) which would improve matters in many parts of the UK. It would be good for all MPs to sign it. One of the FareShare schemes in … Continue reading

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The Government must accept changes to this poorly prepared Bill!


The Government is currently demonstrating how well they can set out poor proposals or fail to respond to real issues in a timely manner. Over the last few days this emerged in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which … Continue reading

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This debate poorly reflects the current views of our nation?


On Monday at 6pm a very small number of MPs agreed to discuss three petitions that have all had over 100,000 signatures. The petitions have been signed in the last 18 months so they are a great deal more recent … Continue reading

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A wake up call for the Department for Education?


A few weeks ago I wrote a piece that related to a debate that had taken place in Parliament about modern language education and in that debate Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister made it very clear that in the light … Continue reading

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