Category Archives: Housing

We need to establish a new generation of Regional Assemblies


Last Thursday there was a debate under the subject of Planning and House Building in the House of Commons. Having read the speeches it is clear that the elements being raised by some of the MPs who were able to … Continue reading

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Eastbourne MP attacks Brighton and Hove in Parliament


Most MPs stand up to speak on a regular basis and it is not at all surprising for some of the words that they have used to occasionally look a bit contradictory if they are compared over a period of … Continue reading

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MPs need to understand how we all benefit from charities


On Tuesday in the House of Commons there was a discussion by MPs under the theme of Topical Questions – Justice and the person who was being approached by MPs was Robert Buckland who is the Lord Chancellor and Secretary … Continue reading

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Another sad day following the Grenfell disaster


A couple of weeks ago on the 7th September the Labour Party with support from several other Political groups proposed an amendment for the Fire Safety Bill that was being debated and voted on for the third time in the … Continue reading

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Who will educate our Ministers about what #happenedinthepast


An article about housing plans written by Christopher Pincher, the Minister of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government was published yesterday on the Conservative Home website. He is attempting to explain the way in which local Councils need to … Continue reading

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Beirut was not a Nuclear explosion, but….


As the work begins in Beirut to deal with the catastrophe caused by the explosion that occurred on Tuesday evening, it is very clear that all nations need to do whatever we can to prevent such things ever happening again. … Continue reading

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Lets be radical about solving some current Housing problems


In the last few days two Sussex MPs have raised questions about Housing requirements as we come out of the initial COVID lockdown situation. Many of us are very aware of this challenge and some of the opportunities and barriers. … Continue reading

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A lot has changed in the last 35 years


Last night when we got home from the garden of one of our good friends, where we were able to enjoy a fantastic BBQ we switched on the TV and watched a programme that reflected what happened 35 years ago … Continue reading

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A vital planning element for our Government to embrace


At the beginning of last week there was a second reading debate in Parliament about a Business and Planning Bill which is currently being supported by both the Government and the Labour Party based on the comments that were expressed … Continue reading

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As we stay off the Streets, the challenges of future residential settings must begin to be addressed


It is very hard to make sense of what the next few days will be like, let alone the rest of April given that the numbers of deaths and illnesses related to C-19 are appearing to rise across the nation … Continue reading

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