Tag Archives: Britain

What I Learnt During the Pandemic week ending 22/5/20

In Jamaica I learnt Since March this year the Ministry of Health has conducted inspections on 118 care homes (total 187). 85 were deemed satisfactory and 33 unsatisfactory. Government Member of Parliament, Juliet Holness is keen for govt officials to … Continue reading

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Windrush Day – Poor Timing?

The British government announced that 22 June will be declared Windrush Day. In their press release they stated.. [“A national Windrush Day will take place on 22 June every year to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their … Continue reading

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London Bombings 7 July 2005 – A decade on

7 July 2005 is one day when those in London at the time will never forget. That morning I was still on a high from news the day before that Stratford, East London had won the bid to host the … Continue reading

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More Immediate Elections for the British Labour Party

A week following the Labour Party’s loss at the UK general elections, a new leader is needed. Battle has commenced with 4 MPs so far declaring their interest  – Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh. Few more MPs … Continue reading

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Cameron Conquers Commons, Sturgeon Stampedes Scotland

When Ed Miliband defeated his older brother David for the Labour leadership I said to a Whitehall colleague “they’ve just picked the wrong Miliband” and shook my head. When the Liberal Democrats took the Chief Secretary to the Treasury post … Continue reading

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