Tag Archives: Jo Johnson

Will Govia be an effigy at the Bonfire Parade?


Sussex bonfire associations are all busy participating in the last few local events of this season and preparing for the highlight for most as they gather together in Lewes. It is fascinating to see how a similar amount of diversely … 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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Arundel MP predicts 2018 Sussex Bonfire themes


A few days ago I wrote a blog which was also published in the Argus newspaper that focused on the shocking decision by most Tory Sussex MPs to vote to retain the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise and support their friend … Continue reading

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I hope you have a good journey


For anyone on a train or about to head off to a station, travelling to work or to a place of entertainment, I hope that your journey is a good one. You may be interested to know that according to … Continue reading

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Charity Commission obeyed Parliament and blocked free speech


Last Thursday a fascinating debate took place in Parliament which on the face of it involved both Lords and MPs although the only people who spoke were MPs and the irony of their frustration towards the Charity Commission was lost … Continue reading

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Charity Commission sitting on a painful fence


Earlier this year Parliaments Joint Committee on Human Rights invited people from various Universities including Sussex to come and explain why the Universities as a whole and the Students Unions in particular appeared to be limiting the speech from some … Continue reading

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The need for Parliament to listen to Frida


Last Wednesday in the Palace of Westminster, two important people from Sussex University appeared in front of the Joint Committee on Human Rights. Adam Tickell is the Vice Chancellor and Frida Gustafsson is the President of the Students Union. They … Continue reading

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