Tag Archives: Caroline Ansell

The challenge of hearing from all local MPs during COVID


The current arrangements for our national Parliament in response to COVID makes it more difficult than in the past to be able to observe debates on specific themes that involve a number of our local MPs. Of course, there are … Continue reading

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An appalling action by a cruel and corrupt Government


The vote last night took place to determine for the fourth time if the leaseholders in blocks of flats could be prevented from being responsible for the replacement of the fire safety bills following Grenfell and the need for replacing … Continue reading

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Businesses have 17 days to respond to this consultation


A few days ago I wrote here about some questions from a small group of Conservative MPs and the responses from the Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office, Julia Lopez. The theme was public procurement for “Small Businesses” and one … Continue reading

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Small Businesses got mentioned on Thursday (not Micro though!)


On Thursday as the House of Commons was closing down for their half term break there was a short question and response piece under the heading of Government Contracts: Small Businesses that was set out by four MPs including Caroline … Continue reading

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Three strong calls by Sussex MPs that were badly impacted


Last week in Parliament there were many discussions that took place and which involved nearly all of our local MPs. Sadly in at least three of the cases, there were very damaging comments made even though each of our local … Continue reading

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Ms Ansell criticises Brighton again, Johnson seems to defend it


At the beginning of October I wrote a piece under the title of Eastbourne MP attacks Brighton and Hove in Parliament and at that time I assumed that Caroline Ansell’s criticism was an attack on our Labour Council because it appeared … Continue reading

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As COVID rises in Sussex our MPs must start to communicate!


On Wednesday 16th December Sussex will placed in its next tier arrangement regarding COVID-19. In the few days before the last tier arrangement on 2nd December, several Sussex MPs were claiming that our area was in a much better place … Continue reading

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Regional COVID tiers need local MPs to start working together


The arrival of the Pfizer Vaccine into Brighton and Hove as our regional hub at the end of last week and the Parliamentary vote to set local Health Protection regulations that include Sussex until at least the 2nd February 2021 … Continue reading

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At least one MP who raises concerns for the whole of Sussex


Many of the people who live or work in Sussex are aware of its shape and some of the elements of its history. However when it comes to MPs they are all faced with a challenge. One option which is … Continue reading

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East Sussex MPs must work together along with neighbours


On Thursday the discussion regarding COVID-19 that took place in Parliament involved a number of MPs. One of these was Nusrat Ghani from the Wealden constituency of East Sussex. In another debate on the same day there was also a … Continue reading

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