Tag Archives: Andrew Griffith

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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Conservative changes are now required


Parliament will open up tomorrow after a short break due to the elections that took place last Thursday that have led to calls from Conservative Councillors to their MPs and the Government. One call is related to the many challenges … Continue reading

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Some senior politicians want to listen to resident views


For those of us who can relax on a Bank Holiday, this weekend is a very pleasant time each year with Friday and Monday set for those of us who can celebrate Easter. Of course, many of us will be … Continue reading

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Some Sussex MPs are strong and others are quiet


There are many debates as well as voting that takes place in Parliament every week while it is open as it was last week and indeed as it currently this week. Of course, if the challenge regarding the Prime Minister’s … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vitally needed NOW!


As I am planning to write tomorrow in my blog and in my column in the Brighton Argus newspaper, that actions of the MPs such as those in Sussex need to be radically challenged. We currently have 16 Sussex MPs … Continue reading

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Some words and some votes from last night


In the debate under the title of Committee on Standards after many voices were expressed, two votes took place. Although the Conservatives managed to succeed they only just managed to do so by a few votes. In both vote issues … Continue reading

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Huw Merriman discussed small businesses yesterday


Yesterday in the House of Commons a debate took place followed by a vote on the theme of supporting small businesses. It was clear that the votes were not sufficient to adopt the call by the Labour Party to support … Continue reading

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Very clear arguments for 0.7% especially for Yemen


Although it is a fortnight ago since our MPs had a debate on Foreign Aid and the result of the votes did not tragically provide a good outcome it is still worthwhile repeating some of the words and indeed we … Continue reading

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Four key elements that are needed in planning


Last Thursday in the House of Commons there was this debate that took place in Westminster Hall on the theme of Planning that was set out by Bob Seely and after he had made his opening comment the next person … Continue reading

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Teaching Britain’s colonial past in UK’s curriculum


This evening there will be a debate in Parliament based on a petition which received nearly 270,000 signatures until its closure in early December 2020. The MP who is organising the debate is Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn. The … Continue reading

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