Archives for October 2015

Who runs the police? (and do they do it well enough??)

Readers may be aware that I am very concerned indeed about the manner in which the former Chief Constable, Nick Gargan, was investigated and punished by the Police and Crime Commissioner Mrs Mountstevens. It struck me as a witch hunt and a stitch up. I am not alone. Several Parliamentary colleagues …
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China backs Hinkley

Chinese President Xi Jinping and David Cameron have unveiled a deal by which China's nuclear industry will buy out one third of the cost of building the new power stations at Hinkley Point.  The agreement is worth £6billion and it now ensures that the project can be completed succesfully. This is …
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Broadband – the fight starts here

Ian Liddell-Grainger

I took swift action after the election to form a new group in Parliament dedicated to fight for superfast broadband to be delivered throughout the constituency. The problem is that it is very good in some places and almost non-existent in others. The blame if hard to focus. BT is, arguably, too much …
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