James Sunderland recounts his experiences in Bosnia and welcomes the current suspension of Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik’s separatist plans for Republika Srpska. He calls on the UK, as a witness to the Dayton agreement, to send British military planners to the country, back amendments to the Dayton agreement to encompass recent changes and cultural developments and for the international community to refocus on enforcing the political solution as set out at Dayton.
James Sunderland supports the Government’s actions to stem the spread of the Covid-19 omicron variant but seeks confirmation that these further restrictions are only imposed as an absolute last resort.
James Sunderland raises concerns about rampant house building in east Berkshire and seeks assurances that the new Planning Bill will protect local assets such as farmland, school playing fields, golf courses, open spaces and the Pinewood Centre in Crowthorne.
I write this on the train as I head into Westminster. Now that the dust has settled after the evacuation of British nationals and entitled personnel from Afghanistan, I wanted to provide some form of perspective as someone who has spent much of his working life dealing with that troubled country and to commend those from the FCDO and MOD for their hard work.