Tag Archives: Nick Herbert

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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A Heineken Political Party or proper democratic reform?


The indications are growing of attempts by members of various political parties to form a new one that will somehow solve all of the problems that their current party does not address. Perhaps they will call it the Heineken party … Continue reading

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Govia Thameslink Railways supporters change their minds, again!


Looking back over the debates in the House of Commons that took last week it seems as though at least two MPs in Sussex who only two weeks earlier had voted to support Chris Grayling and allow GTR to retain … 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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Criminal Justice System is upside down


In 2010 the coalition Government announced it was to replace Police Authorities with Police and Crime Commissioners and I following this process through with some personal interest. One of the Architects for the PCC role, Nick Herbert MP who is … Continue reading

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Time for a quinquennial review?


In businesses and the charity sector, it is very common to hold medium term reviews of how well things have gone following a significant change. It is easy enough to give the impression of change over a six month period … Continue reading

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The failure to address real issues


Over the weekend there was a disturbance in Lewes Prison which led to visits by families and friends being cancelled and the involvement of additional officers brought into the prison to bring order back to the wing on which the … Continue reading

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