What seemed like the whole of the Sussex farming community turned up on a lovely spring afternoon in a lovely part of the South Downs for the funeral of the doyen of the Coombes farming family Mary Passmore.
A weekly look ahead, with a slightly less busy Parliament predicted this week. I also talk about the social media companies that appeared in front of the Home Affairs Select Committee, an upcoming report by the Children's Society, the St.
"A secondary academy in my constituency has had to narrow the curriculum on offer to cut costs. The school is unable to meet the demand for counselling—there is currently a four-month waiting list. A small primary school is reducing swimming lessons and music lessons.
I hope everyone enjoyed the glorious weather over the Easter weekend but for many of us it will be remembered most for the appalling terrorist attacks on innocent people on the other side of the world in Sri Lanka.
Following the publications of two important reports- "Online Harms White Paper" and "#NewFilters", I discuss the role that social media companies play, and the responsibilities they should hold, to protect people - especially young people - online.
Last week I spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on 'Legal Aid for Inquests', where I discussed the legal representation issues for the families of the 11 men that lost their lives in the 2015 Shoreham Airshow disaster.
First of all, my apologies for the absence of my column last week (for some it may have come as a relief!) but in all the latest chaos about Brexit it completely slipped my mind and then events overtook.
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