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.

Police Officer Numbers – the Home Office clearly doesn’t care!


On Monday four MPs and a Government Minister took part in a short debate on the theme of Police Officer numbers. The failure of the Government Minister to respond in a meaningful way to any of the questions shows how … Continue reading

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Tebbit prepares the ground for protests against Trump


It was hardly a shock when Norman Tebbit decided to use his privilege as a member of the House of Lords to ask a question about the recent protest against the way in which the Government has handled the outcome … Continue reading

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Three people working hard on our behalf


We are in the middle of a national campaign to raise the profile of the safe use of a valuable asset in our County and City, but one that carries high risks. The coast and rivers across Sussex provide us … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency in our democratic processes


When MPs misbehave in a repetitive manner over long periods of time it seems vital that there is some way of holding them to account or that the systems that are in place are changed to ensure that their actions … Continue reading

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The many benefits of freedom of movement


Several bits of news or information came into my hearing or reading yesterday that all relate to the importance of our nation and our need to discuss and debate matters such as a freedom of movement and open borders. I … Continue reading

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Wealth can lead to abuse of the system


It seems vital that our society places the needs of the weak and vulnerable and innocent people at the top of the priority list, giving them as much help as is possible so that their lives are saved and made … Continue reading

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Party politics places Fire Services at risk


As this news story explains, the decision taken in Lancashire to enable the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner to take over the governance of the Fire and Rescue Service is now beginning to bite as Clive Grunshaw the PCC is … Continue reading

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