Monthly Archives: May 2007

>Janipher Maseko – Good News at Last

>Thankfully common sense has prevailed and Janipher and the babies are to be released. I know that many of you have written to the authorities to complain about the appalling way in which she has been treated and I have … Continue reading

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>Update on Janipher Maseko

>As you will see from the comments to my earlier post – thanks, Morgan and Helen – separate removal orders have now been issued for the children. This obviously doesn’t make everything all right. Imagine if you had given birth … Continue reading

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>Stop Removal of Janipher Maseko, 18 year old breastfeeding mother

>Breastfeeding supporter colleagues of mine have been involved in helping Janipher Maseko, an 18 year old Ugandan woman who is currently being held in Yarls Wood Immigration Detention Centre. She has two babies, aged 15 months and 4 weeks. The … Continue reading

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>Harry and Iraq

>I was so annoyed that they even considered sending Harry to Iraq in the first place. It was a bit of a no brainer that he would attract the attention of insurgents and put not just to himself, but those … Continue reading

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>Parliamentary Disgrace

>I am extremely proud that my party has stood firm against David MacLean’s Bill on Freedom of Information. Unfortunately, even their expert applications of Parliamentary procedure (David Heath mentioning buckets left in corridors as a health and safety hazard made … Continue reading

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>Everybody needs good Neighbours

>I don’t often watch Neighbours these days, but I used to be a bit of an addict. Who can forget the days of Scott, Charlene, Daphne, Des, Henry, Bronwyn, Madge and Harold? I’m quite sad to see that it’s leaving … Continue reading

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>Good Luck, Angela

>I am absolutely thrilled to bits for Angela Constance. I fell pregnant unexpectedly as I was focussed on an approaching election campaign (in my case the 1999 Euro election), and there’s no greater feeling in the world. I have to … Continue reading

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