Category Archives: Brighton & Hove

Groundhog day in Parliament


Seven days ago I wrote about how Sussex MPs have been asking questions in Parliament, each of which is estimated to cost us all, £164 on the same subject and getting the same answer over many months. The first question … Continue reading

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A bit of a muddle in parliament


When Parliamentary questions are being directed at matters that are of concern to local residents, it is inevitable that people will listen to every word and want the MP concerned to squeeze every last drop of value out of the … Continue reading

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Seven months and still no change


At the end of September last year I wrote about a question asked in Parliament by a Sussex MP and what I considered to be a rather ineffectual response from a Government Minister, Paul Maynard who is the MP for Blackpool … Continue reading

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Does Brighton & Hove needs a statue?


In the last few weeks Manchester has unveiled this design of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst to celebrate their cities historic link to the suffragette movement which has been commissioned to be completed in time for International Womens day 2019. … Continue reading

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Its policies that matter not parties


Two things on twitter this morning have given me a bit of optimism. However before the good news there is the awful news. I am very disappointed that all 16 Sussex MPs appear to have voted for a General Election … Continue reading

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Lets see the plan for Madeira Drive


Today is a sunny Bank Holiday in Brighton and an ideal day for visitors to walk along Madeira Drive. However the arches are still out of commission. I have written about this in my column today in the Argus: Most residents … Continue reading

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A pathetic defence strategy


A few days ago the Argus Newspaper reported on the Court case of a Lancing pensioner and her partner who were prosecuted for growing Cannabis in the pensioners home. Her partner did attempt to partially absolve the lady concerned by … Continue reading

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