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Folkestone and Hythe Views

  • Gary Fuller
    Article: Nov 29, 2018
    By Gary Fuller in Folkestone Herald - Talking Points

    We're on the verge of destroying our planet. Climate change is very real, and we need to make significant changes to our lifestyles if we want to avert a climate catastrophe. One such change is we need to significantly reduce the distance that food travels from the farm to our plates. We need to buy local.

  • Gary Fuller
    Article: Nov 22, 2018
    By Gary Fuller in Folkestone Herald - Talking Points

    Skills-based migration sounds like a great thing on the face of it. You make sure that anyone coming to your country contributes to the bits of your economy that the Government knows needs workers. You also make sure that those workers are highly skilled workers and that they won't be a drain on our safety net. We end up with enough bankers, engineers, and doctors without flooding the country with so-called cheap labour.

  • Gary Fuller
    Article: Nov 15, 2018
    By Gary Fuller in Folkestone Herald - Talking Points

    We absolutely do need to spend more on defence. You weren't expecting that were you. Defence is about more than spending on weapons of war though. Defence at its core is about ensuring that internal and external threats don't lead to the destruction of our society.

    There are many challenges facing us as a country, a continent and a species. Most of the challenges we face have nothing to do with who has the biggest aircraft carrier or who can wipe out all life on the planet the most effectively in under an hour.