Tag Archives: Caroline Lucas

77 days detention while we wait for the Home Office to come up with its plan!


On the last day of term in Parliament back at the end of July, a debate took place on the theme of Immigration Detention and specifically on the Review carried out by Stephen Shaw which was Commissioned in September 2017 … Continue reading

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A crazy business cycle, with a few local highlights


My piece in todays Argus points out that every autumn, Parliament goes through a ridiculous business cycle opening up after a huge Summer break and then closing down after a few days to allow MPs and party members to attend … Continue reading

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Brighton has failed to do something apparently!


On Wednesday a debate in the House of Commons took place at the request of the Labour Party on the subject of “Organised Crime: Young Peoples Safety” and at the end of the debate Ben Wallace who is the Minister … Continue reading

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Tim seems to be in no mans land


On the 18th July Tim Loughton the MP for East Worthing, Shoreham and (so my friend Chris feels included) Sompting too! raised a matter in the House of Commons on the way in which Govia Thamselink Railways are performing in … Continue reading

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MPs who really care about business needs


It is very disappointing that the letter which is shown here was signed by so few (46) Tory MPs. The truth is that their party claims to be one that is focused on the needs of business. Indeed a few … Continue reading

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Why Parliament needs to revisit last Tuesdays debate


The last seven days have proven that a week is a long time in politics focusing on our departure from the EU and possible trade arrangements with the USA. Last Tuesday a debate in the House of Commons focused on … 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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