Tag Archives: Brighton & Hove City Council

The need for consistency by our Council


This news report regarding the failure by Tony Antoniades to paint a building with the right paint, which is now resulting in legal action being taken against him by Brighton & Hove Council, led to a number of comments, some of … Continue reading

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Invest in early years education


Over the last 2 weeks the decision by the Labour led Brighton & Hove City Council to reduce the pay of early years educators in their Council run Nurseries has been the subject of several twitter debates, that I have … Continue reading

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Price vs Value for our children


This week a local newspaper  carried a piece on the pay levels for workers in local authority run childrens centres and nurseries. Councillor, Tom Bewick is quoted as saying “The current workforce is very expensive when compared to the private sector. We … Continue reading

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We have been misled


My blog today has been amended to reflect the turn of events that have been revealed over the last 12 hours on social media. Once a week my daily blog is published as an opinion piece in the Argus newspaper … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences


Its impossible to make decisions, particularly on the magnitude of the EU referendum without a variety of unintended consequences, at least as far as some voters are concerned. Unfortunately certain groups of British citizens whose intentions are not honourable, have … Continue reading

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The Greater Brighton Region


This week a national website that specialises in promoting public sector jobs has advertised a well paid role in the Sussex area. The post which is described as an exciting opportunity is Policy and Projects Manager for an organisation known … Continue reading

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The referendum we all deserve


As Politicians line up to appear on our TV screens to explain how we should vote on 23rd June to satisfy their view of the world or at least of Europe, there are other decisions being taken about parts of our nation which … Continue reading

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