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Sussex MPs need to learn from the Manchester mistakes


This letter is directed at the nine Conservative Greater Manchester MPs who have recently written publicly to Matthew Hancock in an attempt to criticise Andy Burnham. They appear to have ignored that the call for the whole of Manchester to … Continue reading

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Two pieces of news that demonstrate how badly organised our two mainstream political parties are


The main item is of course the crazy decision or lack of coherence in the Labour Party to enable Clive Lewis to be considered as a Party Leader. Listening to him on Radio 4 yesterday morning there were some very … Continue reading

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One way to achieve national unity is through proportional representation


The political profile of most of our nation has changed rather dramatically since last Thursday and many residents here in Sussex are now feeling very concerned about it as it will clearly have a significant impact on us all, irrespective … Continue reading

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Is it possible to reform Sussex Parliamentary representation?


As the results for Sussex emerged from our votes on Thursday, those of us who are deeply frustrated with such an unequal form of election results clearly want to find a solution so that in the future, the people voting … Continue reading

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Gove appears to want a joint leadership role


To be fair, retweeting someone else’s tweet can happen for a range of reasons and there is no certainty that Michael is agreeing with Christian who is described as “Reporter, token wet and shitposting correspondent @guidofawkes. Any tips/stories: christian@order-order.com or … Continue reading

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Lets stop Politicians from arranging Peerages and find a new mechanism!


The news that the Tory Party had offered 8 members of the Brexit Party a Peerage in an attempt to stop them putting candidates into Tory constituencies is hardly a shock, although 8 Peers to a Party that has only … Continue reading

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Our Government must start listening to businesses effectively


The meeting that took place at the beginning of last week between the Department for BEIS represented by Andrea Leadsom and Kelly Tolhurst and a number of business network agencies has indicated that our Government is not willing to listen … Continue reading

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15 years late the ‘key’ Tory MEP asks a valid question


Daniel Hannan has been the Tory MEP for South East England for 241 months during which time of 240 months he was one of a number of MEPs and even spoke very boldly about how he needn’t bother campaigning as … Continue reading

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Let us all change politics for Good


It is surely time that we pay attention to the heading on the letter from my MEP, Nigel Farage who took the trouble to write to Theresa May on the last day of her role as leader of the Tory … Continue reading

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The Cabinet Offices view of the role of MPs


In the same week that the Conservative Party have sought to wrest control from the Labour Party over the running of Brighton and Hove City Council without any opportunity for local residents to have a say, as a result of … Continue reading

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