Category Archives: Brighton & Hove

What will be an acceptable flag for a post Brexit nation?


As we seem to be close to having a decision about whether we can leave the EU it is reasonable to look at what our future flag will be like. The current proposal from Johnson will clearly remove the Patrick … Continue reading

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We need a radical change at the next General Election


The recent rejection from the Conservative Party of 21 MPs has created something of a challenge and something of an opportunity for our nation. In order to ensure this is a balanced situation there are a number of Labour MPs … Continue reading

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Johnson needs to go, and Parliament needs to carry on!


Like many people across our nation I am deeply grateful for the return to Westminster last week by MPs following the Supreme Court judgement. For the 38,000 people in Sussex who signed a petition calling for Parliament not to be … Continue reading

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This week in Brighton and Hove is a significant one!


This week in Brighton and Hove is always very memorable for a range of reasons, one of which is the beginning of a new academic year at both of our Universities. The same is true in other parts of Sussex … Continue reading

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The law was broken – Is an apology really sufficient?


If a retailer or publican sold alcohol or cigarettes to people under the legal age would their offer to apologise be considered acceptable? As another comparison would a business that sells weapons be allowed to apologise for selling them to … Continue reading

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Who has been crying out for a Queens Speech?


It seems as though last Monday saw the closure of Parliament until the 14th October unless something significant happens to persuade the Prime Minister to re-open the organisation and change his plans. If not his plan is for the Queen … Continue reading

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LEPs like Coast to Capital need a major strategy change


The appointment of Julie Kapsalis as the new Vice Chair of the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership is clearly very good news, as she will understand a number of aspects of the regions business interests. Her appointment is vital, … Continue reading

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