In April the Home Office answered a written question from MP for Gillingham and Rainham (and friend of Jacob Rees-Mogg) Rehman Chishti. The question was on one of the biggest issues facing the constituency:Continue reading “Chishti’s Written Letter to Home”
In which we welcome Caitlin Webb, the UK’s first Local Democracy Reporter, to The Political Medway to look at how welcoming Medway has been to refugees..
You may not know but 17-23 June was Refugee Week.
Before we delve into this subject- let’s get the facts straight. Refugees are displaced people who have been forced to leave their home country to escape war, persecution or natural disasters. This is different from migrants, who have moved to the UK for hope of a better life but could potentially return home.
Refugee Week may have gone under the radar because of the political sensitivity around the issue or simply because every week seems to be a celebration of something. Yet the Armed Forces Week has been promoted everywhere in the Towns.Continue reading “Medway: A Hostile Environment For Refugees?”
What is it with certain members of the Medway Conservatives and social media? Following the three year long debacle of Mike Franklin, news reaches us that yet another Medway Conservative seems to have been suspended for sharing offensive content.Continue reading “Medway Tories candidate suspension suspense”
Generally voted against more EU integration
On 17 Jan 2018:
Tracey Crouch voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Kelly Tolhurst voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Rehman Chishti voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Parliament isn’t currently sitting and we need to fill this slot somehow, so let’s take a look at what each MP has been up to over the past year!Continue reading “2018 in Westminster”
Just time for a quick roundup of the week in Medway politics..
Our StoriesContinue reading “The Week in Medway Politics, 23rd Dec”
Time again for our round-up of the week. What we said, what others said and most importantly, a bumper edition of what Rehman did in ‘Rehman about Town.’
Top TweetsContinue reading “The Week in Medway Politics, 16th Dec”
Just time for a quick roundup of the week, where we take a look at the big stories in local politics, what each political party has been up to, and a special Brexit debate special of Rehman About Town.