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  • Peter Reynolds: "Sativex, the mouth spray, is a giant confidence trick. While the government says there is no medicinal value in cannabis, it has granted an unlawful, monopoly licence to GW Pharmaceuticals to... (25 October 2013)
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  • J E Rimmington: Aggression comes from the noun of action from pp. stem of aggredi "to approach; attack,", so sholdn't the verb should be "aggreded" as in "... who had been aggreded by a driver"? (25 May 2011)
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  • John Hall: John Hall Posted on 10 Feb 2011 1:12 pm Our MP A.Gwynne`s hobby is scaremongering and asking silly questions on Transport issues,but this time he takes the biscuit seeing that his... (10 February 2011)
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  • Richard Taylor: Mr Brake's attempt to make these same changes in 2007 can be seen at: http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debate/?id =2007-06-12b.658.1 (2 November 2010)
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  • Richard Taylor: On the 7th of September 2010 Mr Brake tried again to bring in this Bill; as this attempt never resulted in the measures proposed becoming law. http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?i... (2 November 2010)
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  • Beverley Godfrey: It is becoming increasingly tedious having to explain all this to people who should know better. An hour's research would clarify issues such as Baby P and Victoria Climbie's connection to Home... (5 March 2009)
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  • Shena Deuchars: Mr Brake, I would be fascinated to know what your evidence is for the statement "some children are not getting a good education at home at all". As far as I am aware, it is pure speculation and... (5 March 2009)
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  • Amanda Wheatland: I would like to bet that the percentage of home educated children who have successful learning outcomes is higher than that of schooled children. I think the government need to put all their... (4 March 2009)
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  • Jax Blunt: Would the honourable gentleman like to share any of his reasons for that statement? Children are required to have an education suitable to age ability and aptitude. I find this to be a far... (4 March 2009)
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  • Barbara Stark: It is shocking and abusive to suggest that home education is automatically a matter for social services concern. Home education is an education matter. Would you have every private home in the... (4 March 2009)
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  • Linda Sinclair: Tom Brake said "as some children are not getting a good education at home at all?" Really....? I'd like to see what evidence you have to back up your statement, or is this just yet more... (4 March 2009)
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  • Barbara Stark: It is shocking and abusive to suggest that home education is automatically a matter for social services concern. Home education is an education matter. Would you have every private home in the... (4 March 2009)
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  • Diane Varty: Would you please leave home educated children and their parents alone? If the Local Authority has concerns about a home educated child's education, they can enquire further of the parent... (4 March 2009)
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  • Diane Varty: Would you please leave home educated children and their parents alone? If the Local Authority has concerns about a home educated child's education, they can enquire further of the parent... (4 March 2009)
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  • Cllr Daisy Benson: Lib Dems in Reading have been highlighting a range of issues and public concerns around reporting crimes via the 0845 non-emergency number, including the need to share data more effectively with... (30 January 2009)
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  • Stoker Stoker: RE: "Thousands of people take photos every day. What if one of them seems odd?" "I am willing to be convinced that the campaign is effective" Any evidence / reply yet? or more to the... (23 April 2008)
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  • lynn insley: if Professor Lawrie Challis (head of MHTR) implies a 'hint of something' it is certainly time for a thorough investigation. My experience of Professor Lawrie Challis, has been constant denial.... (12 October 2007)
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  • g2005 : I am concerned about the fact that Drivers that worked on the line for years may not be able to return to the line under their London Underground contracts of employments. What will happen to... (30 June 2007)
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  • Stewart Goldwater: I was very pleased to read LVT (land value taxation) being suggested by Tom Brake as a means of capturing publically created values for use in funding improvements in public infrastructure. All... (28 June 2007)
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  • Mike Hartley: There is no national standard for the design and build of designated cycle paths. Sometimes the design of the paths- in particular their junctions with roads- is so bad as to render them more... (9 March 2006)
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