Recently, it was Bees Needs Week! This is an annual event, in which the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs works alongside charities, conservation groups, academics and businesses to support our bee population.
The glorious early summer weather was enjoyed by most of us, yet, mixed with the enjoyment, there must have been some concerns by responsible horse owners, because the meadows and paddocks need some rain to renew the grazing. The Buckinghamshire fields have been quite bleached by the sun.
This has been described as a “febrile” time in politics but away from the headlines there is a lot of information for Parliamentarians to consider and to keep a cool head as the Brexit negotiations go forward.
Democracy is always a work in progress. It is something which is a living entity and needs careful nurturing. To live in a democracy is a huge privilege, for which people in the past have given up their lives.
Delays within the Department of Work and Pension’s telephone system are leaving vulnerable claimants without access to the information they need, Rt Hon Dame Cheryl Gillan MP told the House of Commons on 2 July.