This week's paper is published on the day of our local elections. These elections have received remarkably little attention in the media as the Brexit debate has raged in Westminster and the growing possibility of holding elections to the European Parliament has attracted more interest.
School Climate Strike inspiration Greta Thunberg visited Parliament this week to share her views on climate change with MPs. Her visit coincided with the Extinction Rebellion protests around London and comes hot on the heels of a series of strikes by school children over climate change.
It is not what I wanted but Parliament has chosen to kick the can down the road and to delay Brexit whilst we seek a way forward that could command a majority in the House of Commons. We don't seem to be going anywhere very quickly.
Last week’s paper was published on the day that hundreds of local students were receiving their A Level results and this week’s paper coincides with the delivery of GCSE results to hundreds more. I remember my own GCSE and A Level results days very well indeed.
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