Tag Archives: Sussex

Our region has displayed a major shift toward Remain


Based on the EU votes from across Sussex, Surrey and Kent yesterday, it is clear that there is a very strong argument for a second referendum and a revocation of Article 50. The combined Green and Lib Dem votes vs … Continue reading

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Local politicians must listen to Karen Bradley and Stephen Lloyd


Over the last few weeks there has been a series of actions and debates that in my view demands a response from politicians at both a local and national level. The failure to do so may lead to the public … Continue reading

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The need for South East Councils to change their focus


The following is my column in todays Argus newspaper: In the light of the results of the local elections that took place on 2nd May, virtually every Council in our region which I view as being Sussex, Surrey and Kent … Continue reading

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A major misunderstanding of the PCC role


Most people outside of political parties in the UK and even some in the parties but outside of the cohorts of MPs and Councillors and their closest friends recognise that while we get a chance to vote for a representative … Continue reading

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The current Brexit plans have a direct impact on Sussex


My piece in todays Argus refers to how the return to public of Parliament last week generated a number of issues which have the potential to impact on Sussex community. Bizarrely two came under the heading of a very different … Continue reading

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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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