Category Archives: Community Safety

We live in a society that everyone would feel safe in if it wasn’t for the muck dished up on a daily basis by ‘newspapers’ such as the Daily Mail, and some of the less thoughtful commentators (such as MPs). Its time we changed the culture in our society.

Greater licensing power for our Councils


Today’s blog also appears in The Argus newspaper and relates to the night time economy which is a big issue here in Sussex: Over the last few weeks, putting the nonsense of Easter Egg hunts aside, Government attention appears to all … Continue reading

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Thank you for all you did last night


Every weekend in most of our major towns and cities the night time economy is supported by a range of volunteers who give up their time to keep the party goers, stag do’s and other drinkers and dancers safe. Its … 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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End in sight for a mixed economy?


During the reign of the coalition Government one significant focal points was their attempt to reduce the size of the State through the creation of mutual organisations, inspired by the success of companies such as John Lewis. Whole sections were … Continue reading

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An important day for many people


The publication at midday of the final report by air crash investigators into the Shoreham crash will surely help relatives and friends of those who died to gain a degree of closure 18 months after the event. The same is … Continue reading

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Istanbul was shown a new day


My blog on Thursday was a call to MPs to stay away from their constituencies on the following day in order to vote on the Istanbul Convention as part of a private members bill. The convention is an international agreement … Continue reading

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Creative thinking produces results


Last night in Brighton and Hove the Council managed to pass the budget for the next financial year on its second attempt. One of the areas which has suffered, but thankfully not as much as could easily have been the … Continue reading

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