Category Archives: Economics

A strange subject to write about for someone who sometimes struggles to add up. However this is economics as it applies to the social and cultural fabric of our lives together.

The proposed new trees for Lower Thames Crossing


Yesterday the Institution of Engineering and Technology published this piece focused on the current proposal from the National Highways agency to Plant more than a million trees to offset the environmental impact of the proposed new road tunnel under the … Continue reading

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Thankyou to these MPs who promoted the Sussex Day


Last Thursday was Sussex Day which was recognised by many people as the 15th year of the County Day, although of course the Sussex Day started in the 13th Century. However, its modern approach was formed by Ian Steedman in … Continue reading

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A large crop of organic beetroot – no one wants it!


Will Woodhall the farmer estimates he will lose up to £90,000. Tragically the full closure of Brexit is finally impacting farmers like Will. This piece emerged in the BBC news late yesterday. The piece can be obtained from here. They … Continue reading

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A Government Minister endorses our Sussex LSIP


It was inspiring that on Friday the Sussex Chamber of Commerce published a series of documents that they have produced within their contribution for what is called the Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer. The LSIP is a response directed to … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs, add your LSIP support to Sally-Ann Hart


As I wrote yesterday in my blog, we have benefited from the LSIP documents which Sussex Chamber of Commerce has just published. The LSIP term relates to Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer. The large number of people involved in its … Continue reading

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Well done LSIP from Sussex Chamber of Commerce


On Friday at lunchtime, the Sussex Chamber of Commerce were able to publish a series of documents under the theme of the Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer which is referred to as LSIP. The location is on their website here. … Continue reading

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The Governments tactic for females STEM workers


On Wednesday a question took place in the House of Commons involving Theresa Villiers who is the MP for Chipping Barnet. She was once the Minister of State for Transport, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Secretary of State … Continue reading

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BETT 2022 and Vince Cable in the same day


Yesterday I attended BETT 2022 to visit some of our suppliers and explore other brands and agencies that are operating within the educational sector. Our Company Ashdown Audio Visual works with a wide range of Schools, Colleges and several Universities … Continue reading

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Local Enterprise Partnerships should get clarity soon


Last week in the House of Commons, Sally-Ann Hart the MP for Hasting set up this debate about the LEPs which are the agencies that the Conservative dominated coalition Government established after they had closed down the Regional Assemblies and … Continue reading

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Creative Industries Sector Vision


It is always fantastic when an MP asks a question in the House of Commons and the answer reveals something that I have not seen for a long time. This question was answered on Friday and the MP who asked … Continue reading

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