Category Archives: Social & Community

Wearing Theresa May’s shoes…

Print PageImagine if last summer you were in Theresa May’s shoes; you’d just inherited a party and country that had voted to Leave the EU, while you had (reluctantly?) voted to Remain. Setting aside your own preferences, but remembering that … Continue reading

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Universities and higher education

Print PageTomorrow MPs are due to debate the Higher Education Bill.  It therefore seems to be a good time to make a few points about post-school education. Let me start by saying that I went to university, enjoyed three years … Continue reading

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After the referendum

Print PageOn Thursday roughly a quarter of people in the UK voted to leave the EU.  Roughly a quarter voted to stay.  A quarter who could have voted didn’t and a quarter living here were unable to vote because they … Continue reading

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Trusting in a dog’s eyes and judgement…

Print PageI had a delightful reminder of my teenage years this weekend with an encounter with a guide dog and his handler, Andy. I grew up seeing guide dogs training on the streets of Leamington Spa where I lived as … Continue reading

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