Tag Archives: Brighton and Hove City Council

Two Sussex MPs take part in Black Lives Matter debate


Monday is a great day to reflect on what MPs and Councillors have done in the previous week as well as to call for them to work together to improve our situations in the future. It is of course much … Continue reading

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Let Sussex Businesses enjoy Sussex Day and have a good future


Over the last few weeks I have spoken to several people who run local businesses in Sussex that would benefit enormously if we could persuade local residents and just as importantly the range of Sussex Public Sector agencies to secure … Continue reading

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A Sussex MP who strongly supports SEND pupils and carers


A few weeks ago there was a very good statement made by Sally-Ann Hart, the MP for Hastings and Rye on the theme of how to support SEND pupils. There was a particular focus on Hastings and East Sussex as … Continue reading

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Ways to avoid homelessness conflict with a Royal Wedding


The flurry of social media concerns about homeless people on the Streets near where Princess Eugenie and her fiancé will get married reminds me of two conversations that took place in Brighton and Hove several years ago. When David Panter … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Council need to do better


A few days ago I received an invitation to respond to a consultation on a cultural framework for the city. The email related to a consultation which was scheduled to take two weeks. This seems a rather short period for … Continue reading

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The impact of GDPR on the World Wide Web


Over the next few days there is a significant change that will impact many users of the internet along with people in receipt of printed correspondence. The GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation is something that most users of the … Continue reading

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The seeds of social breakdown?


The fact that whenever someone speaks legitimately in our Parliament, that their words are recorded and often captured in sound or on video for broadcast purposes is for ‘good’ reason. These men and women are the democratic ‘leaders’ of our … Continue reading

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Cross party cooperation is vital for the sake of young people


In the last few days I have read some inspiring news via national news sources of cross party cooperation at work here in Brighton & Hove City Council. The theme of the story was youth work which is a vital … Continue reading

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It is time for a statement, Cllr


My blog back on 24th September raised a suggestion that Brighton & Hove Council publish a statement regarding the apparent overspend of £300,000 by one of the sub-contractors employed by Mears.  The Council Audit and Standards Committee was due to examine … Continue reading

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The consequences of tough words


The announcement by the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove Council, Warren Morgan that he may ban future Labour Party conferences from the city following what has been described as an anti-semitic comment in a public meeting held in a … Continue reading

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