Tag Archives: EU Referendum

Dependence Day


It seems clear to me that our nation depends on other nations to be an effective part of the world. Just because we are an Island nation does not make us self sufficient. The EU is far from an ideal … Continue reading

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The Irish nights are drawing in


On the longest day of the year throughout the UK, although we still have most of the Summer ahead of us, we all know that from this evening, the nights will begin to get longer. That is as true throughout … Continue reading

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The beginning of an adventure?


The following is from my column in The Argus Newspaper: Today marks the beginning of an adventure for a number of mostly unknown people who are working on our behalf. If all goes well, they will be able to dine … Continue reading

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Please plan the next election carefully


My column in todays Argus is as follows, written on Friday morning: As I write this column it is far from clear what the medium term outcome from Thursdays election will be. It seems certain that Theresa May will be … Continue reading

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The urgent need for food security


In the light of the NHS IT crisis last weekend, it would be easy to assume that the UK is under greatest threat from ransomware and similar attacks, and indeed in the short term and in an acute way that … Continue reading

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A bit of a muddle in parliament


When Parliamentary questions are being directed at matters that are of concern to local residents, it is inevitable that people will listen to every word and want the MP concerned to squeeze every last drop of value out of the … Continue reading

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Time for all voices to be heard


The following item is published in this mornings Argus Newspaper: The news that we have finally enacted Article 50 has left many Sussex residents feeling disturbed and ignored by our Government. The outcome of the referendum was far from overwhelming … Continue reading

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