Tag Archives: Sussex

The signs of political decay


As we begin to come to terms with a new American President and the U turn in our 40 year old journey alongside our European neighbours, these changes seem to be occurring against a background of mission creep in our … Continue reading

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A Southern Powerhouse?


The news that George Osborne is to remain as a backbench MP whilst focusing on his new role as chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership is good news for my birth city of Liverpool. The Northern Powerhouse Partnership appears to … Continue reading

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County Pride


Over the Summer I enjoyed a short break in Dorset, which was made a great deal more interesting thanks to the combined efforts of tourist agencies helping the various attractions to present a County wide network of similar places to … Continue reading

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Why is Sussex being isolated?


The challenge which many people in the South East are currently facing in the light of a collapsing train system is a matter of great concern. Along with regular commuters, those of us who occasionally travel by train and whose … Continue reading

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The loss of choice and integrity


According to Nick Gibb, speaking this morning on Radio 4, because the number of Schools converting to academies is growing, it will soon be impossible for the state to sustain a mixed economy and so it will be necessary for … Continue reading

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Southern Powerhouse?


Once again as I glanced over social media this morning, the questions about the Northern Powerhouse (or in the case of this image – devolution for the West Midlands) and its viability are being debated. There are major challenges for … Continue reading

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A party we did not get invited to


As I have written previously, the desire by Central Government to devolve decision making and funding to local groups of Councils is essentially a good one and something that all residents should be involved in. It has the potential to … Continue reading

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