Monthly Archives: June 2018

Crisis in teaching citizenship

In an earlier post, I drew attention to the problems faced in secondary schools in teaching citizenship.  I quoted from the report of the Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement, The Ties that Bind: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in … Continue reading

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Responses to select committee reports

As regular readers will know, the House of Lords recently agreed a proposal that I put to the Leader of the House, namely that Government Departments that failed to publish their responses to Select Committee reports within two months of … Continue reading

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Portrait caption competition winner

There were some splendid entries for the portrait caption competition.  There were recurring themes, not least in relation to cakes and tea.  There were entries that may possibly be seen as appealing to my vanity.  More than one were based on the … Continue reading

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Portrait caption competition

I am conscious that it has been some months since I posted the last caption competition.  Now is probably a good time for a bit of light relief before I resume posts on serious issues, including reverting to some issues … Continue reading

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