Barry Kirby

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September 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

During the General Election I was asked a number of times what my first Private Members bill would be.  There are lots of topics that could be aired here, but I am very keen on...

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August 22, 2017 - 0 Comments

Being a Social Scientist, I am constantly engaged in trying to understand why people do what they (we) do.  It is an area that is difficult to engage in because it is still difficult to...

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October 11, 2013 - 0 Comments

At the Labour Party Conference, Ed made a big deal about votes at 16.  In my community I have heard mixed views, but I have to say I am all for it, but for it...

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April 16, 2011 - 3 Comments

The postal votes started landing on the doorstep today, and therefore the election is into the final sprint.  With less than 3 weeks to go before the big day it is really obvious that the...

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March 28, 2011 - 7 Comments

I read with interest Councillor Sebastian Fields views on the AV referendum in the Citizen last week.  There are obviously a number of arguments being used for both systems, but fundamentally I think that the expense and...

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March 8, 2011 - 0 Comments

One of the good things about being active in the local community is that some people get very protective of you and what you have done.  Apparently the Lib Dems and Tories were both out in Quedgeley this weekend,...

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