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When the Circus came to town


One of the privileges or perhaps frustration of living in a city like Brighton & Hove is that every few years, there will be a visit by a Political Circus, usually in the Autumn when the bigger party conferences take place. … Continue reading

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Nick, did you remember to kick the wheels?


“If it looks too good to be true, then it probably is!” A week ago it appeared that the big idea for this weeks Lib Dem conference was to be charging for plastic bags. Then on Tuesday Nick Clegg visited … Continue reading

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Two short of the ton


This weekend the Green Party are holding their annual conference in Brighton & Hove. It is an event that will largely be overshadowed in the national media by the slightly larger conference being held in Glasgow by the Liberal Democrats. … Continue reading

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The modesty of our political parties


According to this weekends Argus the number of paid up members of our political parties here in Brighton and Hove is rather smaller than some of us might have imagined. There is no reason to assume that these figures are disproportionate when … Continue reading

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Three small rays of light


There can be few recent Government announcements that have been as badly timed as yesterdays news that 30 working Peers are to be created to join the already bloated Party benches in the Lords. In the context of austerity measures that have created devastation across the … Continue reading

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Two not so fine lines


In the world of modern business idiom, the concept of a fine line between a great idea and a foolishness, lateral thinking, that no idea is to stupid to suggest will be recognised by many people. However these concepts are intended to … Continue reading

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Sauce for the Gander


The controversial decision by the Home Office to use advertising vans to intensify an already very active debate on illegal immigrants has inevitably cause a great deal of distress to many people including those whose families have been resident in the UK … Continue reading

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