Category Archives: Brighton & Hove

The Sussex MPs response to the NI Protocol Bill


Last Monday a debate in the House of Commons was set out by the government to change their existing Northern Ireland Protocol which Boris Johnson formed with the EU and that became formal at the start of 2021. That government … Continue reading

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At what stage will this challenge get dealt with?


Back in April last year Johnny Mercer is claimed to have told the Conservative Chief Whip that he intended to resign and he was dismissed by Boris Johnson. His comment which appears here was collected by a series of newspapers. … Continue reading

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The Government must provide more funds for FareShare


Last Thursday in the House of Commons Jessica Morden who is the Labour MP for Newport East in South Wales raised a very significant question to the Government as part of several questions under the theme of Food Security. The … Continue reading

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Will our MPs get Government to help Ukraine children


There are many challenges that are currently impacting our nation and we all need our local MPs to be aware of these and for them to raise them within Parliament and get the Government to respond. The challenge is how … Continue reading

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Sadly we missed out the Satterthwaites Happy Hippos


Today we travelled from Brighton where we live to Crosby to visit our family members who live where I was born many years ago. Sadly we did not manage to get to Crosby by 2pm and so we missed out … Continue reading

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Three significant men who share the same view


Nearly three weeks ago Ed Davey, the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party published an Early Day Motion 134 which is entitled “No confidence in the Prime Minister”. Sadly apart from his own political team along with Caroline Lucas from … Continue reading

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A fascinating observation on June Solstice


Last night we were returning back home following a meeting at our local Christian congregation. As we reached our home in Hollingdean at about 10am I saw a medium sized Badger walking along the pavement in front of our home … Continue reading

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Very disturbing responses from Priti Patel on Rwanda


Last Wednesday there was this session in Parliament under the headline of “Migration and Economic Development Partnership with Rwanda” and during the debate my personal MP Caroline Lucas asked a very good quality question and the responses from Priti Patel … Continue reading

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Today is a significant Sussex Day – lots of opportunities


For those of us in Sussex, today is a significant day. There will be a great deal of events and celebrations taking place. Along with the various details below which are just a small number of the opportunities, let us … Continue reading

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Some MPs ignore Motions while others promote them


It is always interesting to discover actions that MPs could work on together in the House of Commons to raise high profile themes. A few weeks ago, Caroline Lucas of Brighton Pavilion promoted the 90th Anniversary of Right to Roam … Continue reading

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