Category Archives: Brighton & Hove

Housing for young people


The following article focuses on the crisis in Youth Homelessness and the need for powerful advocates, it is published this morning in The Argus newspaper: There are few people who have the privilege of living in a Palace, particularly one … Continue reading

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A man living in fantasy land


On Thursday Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown wrote the daily opinion piece in The Argus newspaper. It was entitled ‘We must reunite behind the country after the Brexit vote’ and in the piece he goes on to say “Whilst I … Continue reading

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Disability Pride


The vital role that Pride plays in our annual calendar and the size of the crowds it attracts means that inevitably some who attend or some of the people running premises on one of the busiest weekends of the year … Continue reading

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Lets polish our jewels strategically


The following appears in todays Argus newspaper: I was born and raised on the North bank of the Mersey and on high days and holidays one place our family and friends considered visiting was New Brighton. It was a bit … Continue reading

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We need Ministers with experience


Its very telling that our needs as a nation as a whole are treated as insignificant by most Governments compared to the concerns of the well paid bankers and other power brokers in the city of London. This Government like … Continue reading

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Its a vital day for changing society


Today is International Women’s Day and a great day to acknowledge the impact on our society of people who have impacted the lives of many others around them. The following are just a few people who I know and have … Continue reading

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Lets improve our electoral system


The need for a fairer more representative democracy is not hard to understand, however finding ways of improving what we have or complete alternatives is a bit more complex. My first weekly column for the Argus Newspaper begins with the … Continue reading

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