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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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Is now the time for certain political parties to be radical?


The challenge if the Conservatives had not won the election would have been for parties such as SNP, Liberal Democrats, Green and Labour to work together to come up with an alternative way of leading the nation. It would have … 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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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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The vital but inadequate actions today


Its rather frustrating that what should be a very inspiring vote today is deeply mitigated because the electoral process has been controlled by people who want you and I to vote for their party as a bloc and not to … Continue reading

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My choices on Thursday for the EP


The votes on Thursday are based on a very clear set of options. Although I will end up with 10 MEPs who will each represent me and around 8 million other people in the South East, the votes I have … 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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Our two main Political parties make new trade deals very hard to achieve


As we wait for the vote to be carried out on Tuesday in the House of Commons regarding whether our Parliament will back the Brexit proposal by Theresa May, it is beginning to become clear that our options as a … Continue reading

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