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.

A #levellingup call for Worthing that took place last week


On Monday this week I wrote a piece about the need for levelling-up to take place in our local area which was for the focus on Sussex where I live. The Brighton Argus newspaper published that piece on Monday because … Continue reading

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What ‘Levelling Up’ funding will emerge this year for us?


A few days ago, the Institution of Engineering and Technology published a piece on their website that is relating to the recent announcement from the Government of the ‘levelling up’ projects. Their statement indicated that there are 100 ‘levelling up’ … Continue reading

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A call for responding empty buildings in town centres


At the beginning of last week Caroline Ansell who is the MP for Eastbourne asked questions about empty buildings in town centres. The response came from Dehenna Davison who is the Conservative MP for Bishop Auckland and also a Government … Continue reading

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Will politicians respond to this very disturbing report?


Early this morning a friend of mine spotted a document that was published by the BBC News which is entitled “More councils drop holiday food voucher schemes for Christmas” and the text in his tweet is part of what can … Continue reading

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This week FareShare could benefit from many of us


This week is a financial campaign for FareShare Sussex that is a charity that is based in Brighton but which covers the whole of Sussex and also many parts of Surrey. FareShare is an organisation that I helped to set … Continue reading

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An inspiring Satellite Technology funding and STEM


On the day before Liz Truss resigned, this document below was published. It is based on information from the science minister, Nusrat Ghani who is also the MP for Wealden. She was launching a new £15m fund to support UK … Continue reading

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Will Church agencies attend COP27 along with Business?


It was very exciting to spot yesterday on LinkedIn that our Sussex Chamber of Commerce is promoting the COP27 event in Egypt next month. The link is here. Ana Christie who is the Sussex CEO focused on the involvement by … Continue reading

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The sad death of Garry Peltzer Dunn


Over the last twenty five years I have worked extensively with several Charities in Brighton and Hove and in Sussex. I was able to connect with many of the members of the Councils in Brighton and Hove and in a … Continue reading

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Only two Sussex MPs responded to the “Growth Plan”


Last Friday when Kwasi Kwarteng published his Growth Plan which is now being challenged in many settings, there was the opportunity for MPs to raise their support or their challenges of the Growth Plan. Given that here in Sussex we … Continue reading

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Liz Truss admits US trade deal will not resume for years


The travel to the US today by our new UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss appears to reflect on the statements from the Government over the last six months. Apparently there is no prospect for a deal with the USA for … Continue reading

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