Bernard Jenkin

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Name: Bernard Jenkin
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

MP criticises teachers as strike hits schools

AN MP has hit out at teachers who decided to strike on Thursday over a pension dispute.Harwich and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin said he understood why they were striking but did not agree.The National Union of Teachers are walking out across England ... [Published Harwich and Manningtree Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Richard Shepherd MP is The Freedom Association’s ‘Parliamentarian of the Week’

It has been a very difficult decision to make this week. There were many fine speeches made in the House of Commons yesterday opposing the Government’s plans to sign-up Britain to the European Arrest Warrant. Honourable mentions must go to Sir William ... [Published Freedom Association - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

EU opt-outs debate part two Watch

The video for this item of business will appear here.A Conservative MP has accused colleagues on his own benches of opposing otherwise sensible EU measures simply because of their own euroscepticism.Sir Tony Baldry was speaking during a debate on the ... [Published BBC - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

A120 blackspot works start – but only after saga of delays

LONG-AWAITED improvement works at notorious accident blackspot junctions on the A120 will get underway this month.But this comes more than ten months after the news was first announced.The short term work will see the speed limit lowered to 50mph and ... [Published Maldon & Burnham Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

BBC Question Time panel discuss Richard Ottaway's Manchester comments during Croydon debate

Comments (0)RICHARD Ottaway's comments about people moving to Manchester if they cannot afford to buy homes in London was one of the main points of debate as Question Time came to Croydon last night.Bernard Jenkin, the Conservative politician and chair ... [Published Croydon Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

MP quizzes NHS over surgery funding cuts

NORTH Essex MP Bernard Jenkin has challenged the head of NHS England over cuts which could force a surgery to close.Rowhedge Surgery is one of 98 surgeries across the country which are losing tens of thousands of pounds in funding because NHS England ... [Published Braintree & Witham Times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Westminster Times: Defeating the Beast, Times Tables, Red Princes and Bad Behaviour

Was it a conspiracy or a cock-up? It rather depends who you ask, but the ousting of veteran left-wing MP Dennis "the beast of Bolsover" Skinner from Labour's "ruling" executive after decades has shocked Westminster.Some believe the 82-year-old, working ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Migration statistics are ‘blunt instruments’ and not ‘fit for purpose’ say MPs

We expected the Westminster Hall debate on the Public Administration Select Committee’s (PASC) report on migration statistics to be an uneasy 3 hour long debate for the government, dominated by anti-immigration sentiment. Happily,we instead got a handful ... [Published Migrants Rights Network - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Juncker: Can PM Turn Loss To His Advantage?

David Cameron warned European leaders of "consequences" if they backed Jean-Claude Juncker as Commission President.Well they have - so what are the consequences?For the Prime Minister his status as a reform negotiator in Europe is damaged.He looks isolated ... [Published Sky News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 3 reports

Cameron backed after EU 'abuse'

Senior Conservative MPs have backed David Cameron in the wake of "abuse" allegedly heaped on him by Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski.In a secretly recorded conversation - excepts of which appeared in Polish magazine Wprost - remarks made by Mr Sikorski ... [Published BBC - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Juncker campaign boosted as Europe unites to thwart Cameron

Jean-Claude Juncker's selection as president of the European Commission appeared to move closer after François Hollande declared that nine EU governments were ready to back him Mr Cameron has promised to fight the appointment of Mr Juncker, who favours ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Civil service reform: a missed opportunity to update Whitehall

_ Now two years old, the Cameron government's reform plan for Whitehall won't reach its third birthday. That's for the obvious reason that none of us are going to be here a year hence, at least not in any of today's configurations.Between now and then ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]

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...Last year, the chairman of the PublicPublic Administration Committee, Bernard Jenkin said that the statistics "could be out by tens of thousands"
Bernard Jenkin said it was not. "the police can't go on strike, the armed forces can't go on strike [so] i don't think it's right for teachers to go on strike."

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MP criticises teachers as strike hits schools [Published Harwich and Manningtree Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Sir Richard Shepherd MP is The Freedom Associat... [Published Freedom Association - Jul 11 2014]
Student protest over MPIG cuts at university pr... [Published GP Online - Jul 11 2014]
EU opt-outs debate part two Watch [Published BBC - Jul 10 2014]
UK immigration system faces crisis over English... [Published Workpermit.com - Jul 10 2014]
A120 blackspot works start – but only after sag... [Published Maldon & Burnham Standard - Jul 09 2014]
BBC Question Time panel discuss Richard Ottaway... [Published Croydon Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
Westminster Times: Defeating the Beast, Times T... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 03 2014]
MP quizzes NHS over surgery funding cuts [Published Braintree & Witham Times - Jul 03 2014]
Andy McSmith's Diary: Top-table Guido fails to ... [Published The Independent - Jul 02 2014]
Migration statistics are ‘blunt instruments’ an... [Published Migrants Rights Network - Jun 30 2014]
Humiliating defeat for David Cameron pushes Bri... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 29 2014]
Juncker: Can PM Turn Loss To His Advantage? [Published Sky News - Jun 28 2014]
One step closer to quitting Europe [Published Telegraph - Jun 27 2014]
David Cameron's humiliation as he's outvoted 26... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]
Anger at secret e-borders legal bill [Published BBC - Jun 27 2014]
Princess Royal visits Harwich to mark Trinity H... [Published Maldon & Burnham Standard - Jun 27 2014]
[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Migration St... [Published They Work For You - Jun 27 2014]
Cameron is 'lonely' in Europe... and we should ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 24 2014]
Cameron backed after EU 'abuse' [Published BBC - Jun 24 2014]
'Incompetent' David Cameron faces clear defeat ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jun 24 2014]
Cameron is right to stand up to Europe, says Hunt [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
Patsy Byrne [Published Telegraph - Jun 22 2014]
Juncker campaign boosted as Europe unites to th... [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
Civil service reform: a missed opportunity to u... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]
Bosses urged to rethink maternity unit closures [Published Daily Gazette - Jun 11 2014]
Blinkered civil servants see off reform, again [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 10 2014]
Switching maternity units to birthing centres l... [Published Essex County Standard - Jun 10 2014]
MP building case for train line boost [Published Braintree & Witham Times - Jun 10 2014]
Harwich/Brightlingsea: Towns given offshore ind... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Jun 05 2014]
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