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Joint statement on the situation in Yemen

On 20 September 2022, ministers and representatives of the Governments of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America and United Kingdom, hereafter referred to as the Quad, met to discuss the situation in Yemen.

The Quad reaffirmed its strong commitment to the unity, sovereignty, independence, and...Read More »


Wokingham Borough want to price shoppers out of Wokingham town centre

Wokingham Councillors have asked me to bring this to attention. I agree with them that the last thing we need are big parking charge rises when we need to get inflation down and help people on stretched budgets. We need to promote Wokingham shops, not price...Read More »

The Central Banks want a recession

Thev Fed, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England made the same mistake last year. They each went on printing new money and buying up state debt  to keep interest rates too low through 2021 when recovery was well underway. As a result  they each triggered a 10%...Read More »


New support for victims of county lines exploitation

Hundreds of victims of county lines exploitation will be helped to escape drug gangs following the expansion of support services in four priority locations – London, West Midlands, Merseyside and Greater Manchester – where young people are often targeted.

The Home Office has today (24 September) allocated up to £5 million...Read More »


Stoptober launches to give smokers the confidence to quit

  • Launch of Stoptober encourages thousands of smokers to quit the habit this October
  • Smoking remains the single biggest cause of preventable illness and death in England
  • People are five times more likely to quit for good if they can make it to at least 28 days smoke free
  • A new film has been...Read More »

Joint statement from senior officials meeting on Libya

Press release

Senior officials representing France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States met on the margins of UNGA to review the ongoing crisis in Libya

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Joint statement from senior officials meeting on Libya

Press release

Senior officials representing France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States met on the margins of UNGA to review the ongoing crisis in Libya