The Government’s Environmental Land Management scheme to be phased in for 2028 aims to give farmers subsidies for improving the environment
Natalie Elphicke MP, our DDC leader and our KCC leader, have released a press statement dated 2 July regarding the Inland Border Facility on the White Cliffs. This promotes a Win-Win for Dover, stating that they have achieved the necessity for two key border sites at Dover. The press release omits the information that DEFRA has withdrawn from our site, and that only a quarter of the area will now actually be used. The DfT has spent millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money purchasing this vast piece of agricultural land in Guston and they now find themselves needing to do so again.
Opt out of NHS Data Grab has been a big concern on social media for privacy concerns but Big Data is vital for research
One possibility is recruiting more women as drivers. This sounds like a great idea, as mature women might be steadier drivers than young males under 25. But then there are doubtless lots of the usual problems when formerly male occupations open to females, starting with lack of enough loos.
In Kent we are most aware of refugees risking their lives in little boats. In refugee week, let’s look at the bigger picture.
KCC wants other counties to take a share under-age migrants, refugees and asylum seekers arriving in Kent. Opinions are split.
The problem with the history and culture type of citizenship test is that the choices of significant events and people are contested.
Charlotte Mbali writes about the thousands of people still sending post to Europe; post offices across the country have reported a shortage of stamps for EU post, while it is becoming increasingly difficult to send small packages like mittens, scarves, or some vinyl.
What is happening to migrants the other side of the Channel, as reported in French media?
Kent has never had enough toilet facilities for lorry drivers. Do we now have drivers’ pee from Sevington via the Stour to Stodmarsh?