Tag Archives: East Sussex County 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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Sally and Kim must work together, despite political differences


It was very sad to read some elements of the text from the contribution by Sally-Ann Hart in last weeks House of Commons debate on the theme of the Queens Speech. Clearly an MP represents their constituents and should want … 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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Two broken Parliamentary barriers and a Sussex challenge


It seems as though in the last week our Government has broken through at least two barriers which have not improved their credibility or our nations leadership. Sadly, there are also a range of issues that many of us would … Continue reading

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The Spark is about to go out


The following has been published in the Argus today as the daily opinion piece. SPARK are a charity I have worked with since before they changed their name, and in recent years the company I work for has been proud … Continue reading

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A Mayor for Sussex and Surrey?


At a time when Brighton & Hove Council is once again threatening the budget for youth provision in our city, and coming several years after West Sussex took a similar approach, it is encouraging to read that the Mayor of … Continue reading

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We need accountable Councils


During November two charities whose focus is on the needs of trafficked children and reuniting families produced an important report called “Heading back to Harm”. The report encompassed the whole of the United Kingdom and it sought to assess how … Continue reading

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Working with the voluntary sector


It is not uncommon for politicians to make speeches applauding the good work of the voluntary and community sector. However translating the warm words that they utter into tangible change is not quite so easy. In the review of childrens … Continue reading

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The referendum we all deserve


As Politicians line up to appear on our TV screens to explain how we should vote on 23rd June to satisfy their view of the world or at least of Europe, there are other decisions being taken about parts of our nation which … Continue reading

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