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As Parliament closes, we need a new approach


Parliament will close down today and it is not due to reopen until Monday 5th September with either Elizabeth Truss or Rishi Sunak as the next Nations Prime Minister. Given that both of them have claimed they will not hold … Continue reading

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An important debate due this morning


According to this document from “They Work for You” which is shown here the Fossil fuel extraction which is being organised by Caroline Lucas is due to take place this morning. These lists are often changed or amended quite significantly. … Continue reading

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A great opportunity to discuss democracy in Lewes


On Saturday in Lewes there is a fantastic event taking place from 10am to 5.30pm at the Lewes Town Hall. It is described as Community Wealth Building : A Day of Participative Discussion and it is being organised by the … Continue reading

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How can we persuade more people to vote?


The result yesterday in Bexley and Sidcup could have led to a Labour to have won if they could have done a deal with the Liberal Democrats and the Greens and if they could have persuaded the supporters of the … Continue reading

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We need to carry out a radical political approach


Over the weekend a significant article emerged in the Guardian/Observer which was written by Toby Helm that reflected on the data recently carried out by Best for Britain. The article is available on line here and it makes it very … Continue reading

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Well done Unite – sad it didn’t happen last month!


So thank goodness the 80% support from Labour Party members has finally persuaded the Unite Trade Union to endorse a Proportional Representation approach for the future. The information is available here. Let us hope that in the very near future … Continue reading

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It is time to achieve some form of cross party involvement


Living in a location like Sussex we currently have 16 Constituencies. Of these 16 locations at one time all 16 were Conservative dominated. Today there are three constituencies that are not Conservative controlled. In Brighton and Hove we have 3 … Continue reading

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Election candidates should matter more than party membership


It feels very strange that although the various voting elements all took place last Thursday that today there are still some results that we are expecting will be completed today. Many of us can recall the days when elections took … Continue reading

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Is this sort of open superficial corruption acceptable?


It is very clear that this article in the Daily Telegraph is not claiming that David Cameron has been corrupt. He has as many of us have read in other places apparently used his personal and historic contacts with a … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs need to learn from the Manchester mistakes


This letter is directed at the nine Conservative Greater Manchester MPs who have recently written publicly to Matthew Hancock in an attempt to criticise Andy Burnham. They appear to have ignored that the call for the whole of Manchester to … Continue reading

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