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Strong feelings about our membership of the European Union have split our country down the middle. I have always made it clear that I think leaving the EU is a bad idea and have voted in the House of Commons in accordance with that belief. We had a referendum in 2016 and the result of […]Read More
September 17th 2019 Newsnight gave great coverage to yesterday’s report ‘No Place at Home‘ by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults. The report found that growing numbers of vulnerable children in care are being sent to live many miles from home where they are being targetted by criminal drug […]Read More
September 16th 2019 Local councils are unwittingly acting as ‘recruiting sergeants’ for County Lines drugs gangs by sending vulnerable children to live miles away from home, according to a parliamentary inquiry out today. Evidence submitted to the inquiry suggests thousands of children are being put at risk by being moved to children’s homes up to […]Read More