Category Archives: Housing

A fascinating 9 minute interview that took place last night


This interview by Andrew Neil of Nadhim Zahawi at 7pm on 6th November on BBC2 is available here to anyone with a TV licence. Watching the piece from 8minutes into the programme is fascinating. In it the man who is … Continue reading

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The vital need for most professionals to be treated with enormous respect


The public debates that have taken place in the media over the last two days regarding Grenfell Tower appear to have focused on whether a rather disconnected pair of politicians who are of course professionals in the sense that Rees-Mogg … Continue reading

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King Alfred and other large schemes need a different approach


The commercial size of the replacement for King Alfred and the impact on our city of successful or failing contracts surely means we need to find a new way of delivering such large schemes. The news yesterday of the collapse … Continue reading

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Telegraph journalists need to experience the real world


Our Government claimed almost a year ago that austerity had ended, even though the cuts to police, education, NHS, low income benefits and local government are still impacting the deepest bones of our society. However if suddenly the Government discovered … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must respond to their angry constituents


In the muddle and chaos currently taking place in the House of Commons, mostly caused by Politicians but added to by people removing their clothes and water leaks it is sometimes difficult to find elements worthy of endorsement. However just … Continue reading

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Solving such complex issues needs a different approach


When there is a major challenge impacting our nation such as the cuts to Police numbers (not a lack of police powers as claimed by certain politicians), an acute lack of housing, cuts to education, cuts to social services, cuts … Continue reading

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Five Parliamentary swallows including disability benefits and tenancy rights


In the middle of the chaos and bizarre behaviour of many MPs in the House of Commons that has been going on for at least three years, occasionally a few sensible words and recommendations are heard.  If these could be … Continue reading

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