Tag Archives: Yvette Cooper

Some words and some votes from last night


In the debate under the title of Committee on Standards after many voices were expressed, two votes took place. Although the Conservatives managed to succeed they only just managed to do so by a few votes. In both vote issues … Continue reading

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The very few Parliamentary words about the Bristol attacks


Following the appalling actions from Sunday evening in Bristol there were a small number of comments made in the House of Commons yesterday. They were all set out in a session on topical questions involving Priti Patel as the Home … Continue reading

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MPs like Yvette and Sajid need to use social media carefully


The way many of us refer to MPs and Parliament as a whole can vary enormously from treating them as the leaders of our nation to pointing out that they are our public servants. This must place anyone who is … Continue reading

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Two blasts from the past


This week the Government has been forced to address two matters that have been bubbling away for more than a year. The High Court judgement over the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Act which I wrote about extensively last … Continue reading

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